# How do you find the area of a triangle with a base of 3 5/8 in. and a height of 2 1/2 in?

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Jul 14, 2018

#### Explanation:

#"the area (A) of a triangle is found using the formula"#

#•color(white)(x)A=1/2xx"base"xx"height"#

#"here base "=3 5/8=29/8" and height "=2 1/2=5/2#

#A=1/2xx29/8xx5/2=145/32=4 17/32" in"^2#