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the area of a triangular block is 64 sq in. if the base of the triangle is twice the height, how long are the base and the height of the triangle

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FlorineCrayton

The area of a triangular block is given the formula: Area = bh/2 Let h = height Let b = base  = 2h Area = bh/2 64 = (2h)(h) / 2 64 = 2h^2/2 64 = h^2 h = 8 So the the length of the base is 2h = 16 And the length of the height is h = 8 So, height is equal to 8 in and the base is equal to 16.

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