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 The height of an equilateral triangle 2008-11-06 From touqeer:My question is that how can we find the height of an equilateral triangle without using pythagoras theorem?Answered by Penny Nom. The area of a triangle 2006-05-21 From A student:how do you find the area of a triangle?Answered by Penny Nom. The area of a triangle 2004-12-30 From Perry:What is the area of a triangle with dimensions 3"X5"X7"? Could you provide the formula?Answered by Penny Nom. Finding the height of a triangle 2004-09-14 From A student:I have to calculate the height of a triangle. The base is 6 (units)say ab One of the top sides is 4 (units)say ca The other side is 2 (units) say cb I don't know the angles. How to find the height?Answered by Chris Fisher and Penny Nom. The area of a plot of land 2003-12-19 From David:I have a plot of land that I cannot find the square footage of. Actually my home sits on a large lot. Local building codes require that a home is seated on no less than 7500 square feet of land and have no less than 50ft of road frontage (the rear of the lot has 65ft of frontage on another road). I need to know if I have enough square footage to build a second home on the rear lot. The lot has five sides. Only one angle is a 90 deg. angle. The others I cannot determine. Of the 4 remaining angles, all 4 angles are obtuse, or greater than 90 deg. The dementions are 89.19' x 130' x 118.52' x 65' x 170.94'. The two legs that make the 90 deg angle are 89.19' and 170.94'. The measurements fall in order using the 90 deg angle as the point of origin and proceeding clockwise, 89.19', 130', 118.52', 65', 170.94'. I have used all the skill I can muster, however, it has been a long time since school and regretably I cannot find an answer.Answered by Penny Nom. The area of a triangle 2003-12-01 From A student:Find the Area of Triangle ABC A(-3,2) B(4,0) C(0,8)Answered by Penny Nom.

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