# Atriangle has an area of 72 square inches. if the base of the triangle has a length of 18 inches, what

Atriangle has an area of 72 square inches. if the base of the triangle has a length of 18 inches, what is the height of the triangle? use the formula for the area of a triangle: area = 1/2 (base)(height)

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1. kirbymichellrow6zq9 says:

It could be 8 since 8x18= 144 and 144 divided by 2 is 72

2. davidoj13 says:

8 inches

Step-by-step explanation:

Area (A) of a triangle = $\frac{1}{2}$ × base (b) × height (h)

72 square inches = $\frac{1}{2}$ × 18 × h

9h = 72

h = 8 inches