Find the area of the figure on the right. An acute triangle has a base of length 27 millimeters and a height of 48 millimeters. 48 mm 27 mm The figure is not drawn to scale.
The area of the figure is ___
(Simplify your answer.)
area of triangle = (1/2) * base * height
The problem tells us...
base = 27 mm
height = 48 mm
So to find the area, just plug in the values we know for base and height.
area of triangle = (1/2) * 27 * 48 mm2 ....Can you finish it?