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The height of a sail is 3 more than 4 times the base. The area of the sail is 215. Find the base and height of the sail.

 Mar 3, 2020

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Area of a triangle = 1/2 b * h

 

Area = 215          h = 4b + 3

 

215 =1/2 b * h

215 = 1/2 b * (4b+3)        solve for 'b'    then   h = 4b+3

 Mar 3, 2020
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Best Answer

Area of a triangle = 1/2 b * h

 

Area = 215          h = 4b + 3

 

215 =1/2 b * h

215 = 1/2 b * (4b+3)        solve for 'b'    then   h = 4b+3

ElectricPavlov Mar 3, 2020

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