# How do you find the area of the triangle that lies in the first quadrant (which its base on the x-axis) and that is bounded by the lines y=2x-4 and y= -4x+20?

Nov 13, 2015

Use simultaneous equations method to find where they cross each other. Determine the points they cross the x-axis then $\frac{1}{2} \times \text{base" times "height}$