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# How do you find the base in math if you know the area and height?

Updated: 4/28/2022 Wiki User

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Multiply the area by two then divide by the height - assuming that it is a right angled triangle. Wiki User

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Q: How do you find the base in math if you know the area and height?
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### How do you find the base and height of a triangle when you already know the area?

area = 1/2 base * perpendicular height you can't find both the base and the height if you only know the area

### How do you find the height of a rectangular prism if you know the area of the base and the volume?

Volume = Base Area * Height So Height = Volume/Base Area

### Can you calculate the base of a triangle if the side and height are known?

If you know the total area and the height are known, you can find the base. Area=(1/2)(base)(height), so if you know the height and area you can solve for the base. So now, Base=Area/(1/2)(height)

### How do you find the height of a solid if you know the volume and the base area?

Divide the volume by the base area to determine height.

### How do you find the base of a rectangular prism if you know the volume and height?

You can only find the area of the base with this information. The volume divided by the height will give you the area of the base.

### How do you find the base of a rectangle prism if you know the volume and height?

volume/height=base area.

### How do you find the area of a triangle if you know the height and base?

You multiply the height and base then divide by 2.

### How do you find the height of a cube if you know the volume?

Find the area of the base

### What is the area of a right triangle and the hypotenuse is 10.6?

Area = 0.5*base*height You will need to know the base or height then use Pythagoras theorem to find the base or height.

### How do you find the height when you know the Area and the base?

in a triangle double area and divide by base in a rectangle divide area by base

### What is the formula to find the height when you know the area and base?

For a rectangle, the formula is: area = base x height Fill in the items you know, and solve for the remaining item.

### How can you find the base area if you know the volume and height?

Volume = base area x height so Base area = Volume / height. For example, if the volume is 10cm3 and the height is 2cm, 10/2=5, the base area must be 5cm2.