Which equation would best help solve the following problem?
The height of a triangle is 6 m more than its base.
The area of the triangle is 56 m2. Find the length of the base.
Question 1 options:
56=1/2(x)(x+6)
56=12(x^2+6)
56=(x)(x+6)
56=x^2+6

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2017-08-17 21:52:06

The first one because to obtain the area of a triangle is a=(height)(base)/2 If the base is x the height is x+6 Using the formula: 56=(x)(x+6)/2 which is the same than the first

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