# What is the area of a triangle base=2 height =4, but its NOT a right triangle?

##### 1 Answer

Area of a triangle is

(there is no requirement that the triangle be a right triangle for this formula)

The given triangle has an area of 4

#### Explanation:

Only continue if you don't understand why

Consider the two triangles below:

**For the Acute Angled Triangle ABC**

and since the Area of

**For the Obtuse Angled Triangle ABC**

following a similar argument:

Area of