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Details for problem "Area of triangle draw triangle and height and measure"

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Suitable for K-12 grades: Grade 7 Grade 8

Junior High School, Middle School, High School.


A triangle has to be drawn with given dimensions. Draw a height of choice, measure side and height and calculate area.


A triangle has to be drawn with given dimensions. Draw a height of choice, measure side and height and calculate area. (Example for this math problem)


Some dimensions of a triangle are given that unambiguously specify the triangle. The task is to draw this triangle, then determine its area by measuring one of the sides and the corresponding height.

The dimensions given can be chosen to be either

Now the following steps have to be undertaken:

  1. Draw any height
  2. Measure the length of the height ha and the corresponding side a
  3. Use the formula T = a * ha / 2 to calculate the area of the triangle.

The number of problems is selectable.

Topics: Geometry

Tags: Area Drawing Measure Triangle

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Number of problems
1, 2
sides, angle,side,angle, side,angle,side, sas or asa, sss or sas, asa or sas, sss, sas or asa

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