If the area of a triangular kite is 19 square feet and its base is 4 feet, what is its height?

Dec 19, 2015

$9.5$ $f t$

Explanation:

Area of triangle is $A = \frac{1}{2} b h$

$A = 19$
$b = 4$

$19 = \frac{4}{2} h$

$19 = 2 h$

$\frac{19}{2} = \frac{2 h}{2}$

$\frac{19}{2} = \frac{\cancel{2} h}{\cancel{2}}$

$9.5 = h$