# How do you find the area of a triangle whose base is 2 inches and height is 4.5 inches?

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Oct 25, 2014

The formula for getting a triangle's area is

$A = \frac{1}{2} b h$

So your triangle's area should be

$A = \frac{1}{2} \left(2\right) \left(4.5\right)$

$\implies A = 4.5$