# What would the area be of a triangle with a perpendicular height of 6cm and length of base of 20mm?

##### 1 Answer
Jun 20, 2015

area = color(red)( 600mm^2

#### Explanation:

Area of a triangle when base and height are provided:

area $= \left(\frac{1}{2}\right) b a s e . h e i g h t$
$H e i g h t = 60 m m$
$b a s e = 20 m m$

$a r e a = \left(\frac{1}{2}\right) . 60 . 20$
area = color(red)( 600mm^2