The length of the base of a triangle is twice its height. if the area of the triangle is 44 square kilometers, find the height

+2

(1) Answers

sgfincher

Let
[latex] x[/latex]
be the height of the triangle.
Formular for area of Triangle
= ½ × base × height
thus,
[latex] { \frac{1}{2} }(2x)(x)=44\ kilometers^2 [/latex]
Simplifying
[latex] x^2=44\ kilometers^2 \\\\ x= \sqrt{ 44 } \\\\ x=6.63\ kilometers[/latex]