A triangular sail has base of 4 feet and a height of 5 1/2 feet. What is the area of the sail?

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2017-08-12 07:30:47

Area of a triangle: (1/2)bh, where b = base and h = height (1/2) x 4 x (11/2) = (4/2) x (11/2) = 2 x (11/2) = 11

2017-08-12 07:32:02

The formula for the area of a triangle is A=1/2*h*b Therefore: (1/2)*4*5.5=11 The area of the sail is 11 feet squared

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