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Finding the Area of a Triangle

The most common way to find the area of a triangle is to take half of the base times the height. Numerous other formulas exist, however, for finding the area of a triangle, depending on what information you know. Using information about the sides and angles of a triangle, it is possible to calculate the area without knowing the height.

Area of a Triangle

The formula is {text{Area}}={frac  {1}{2}}(bh), where b is the length of the triangle’s base, and h is the height of the triangle.

Example of how to find the Area