# If sides A and B of a triangle have lengths of 1 and 6 respectively, and the angle between them is #(pi)/2#, then what is the area of the triangle?

##### 1 Answer

Mar 13, 2016

3 square units.

#### Explanation:

The area of a triangle is half the product of any two sides times the sine of the angle between them. The angle between the two given sides is

Area = (1/2)(1)(6)(1) = 3.