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Q: How is the area triangle related to the area of a rectangle?

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The term "rectangle method" is used in different ways in math, but I will guess that your question is related to finding areas on a Geoboard. A Geoboard has a grid of pegs; you can make outlines of figures by stretching elastic bands around the pegs. If your figure is a triangle, you can find it's area by making the smallest rectangle which will enclose the triangle (The rectangle should have vertical and horizontal sides). The area of the rectangle can be found easily by multiplying the length by the width. The area of the triangle is half of the area of the rectangle.

it is possible, if the triangle is bigger than the rectangle, for example the rectangle has a base of 5 and height of 2-- so the area is 10; and then the triangle has a base of 5 and a height of 4-- the area is also 10.

The area formula for the parallelogram is related to the area formula for a rectangle because you can make the parallelogram into a rectangle to find the area.

Rectangle Area of parallelogram = Base * Height Area of rectangle = Base * Height

No. Although the area of every triangle is equal to half the area with the same base and height, only right angled triangles are half a rectangle.

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It's half the area of a rectangle

the area of a triangle is half that of a rectangle made using two of those triangles.

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you split your shape in half, (The rectangle and the triangle), by putting a line through it and then calculate the area of the rectangle and then calculate the area of the triangle, half the area of the triangle then add the area of the triangle and the rectangle together!Then you should have your answer!

The relationship between the area of a triangle and a rectangle is a Triangle is base times height divided by 2. Area of a rectangle is length times height.

The area of a triangle is expressed using the formula A=(1/2)(bh) Where A is area Where B is length of the base of the triangle. Where H is the height of the triangle. The area of a rectangle is A=BH, Where B is the length of the base of the rectangle. Where H is the height of the rectangle. Because a triangle, essentially, is a half of a rectangle, you find the area of the whole rectangle that the triangle comes from, then divide that in half.

Because a triangle is half of a rectangle. The area of a rectangle is length times width, the area of a triangle is half that.

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Sounds like the triangle is spread out so that (the point is at the top of the rectangle) and (the base of the triangle is the same as the base of the rectangle).Base of rectangle = base of triangleHeight of rectangle = height of triangleWrite the formulas:Area of the rectangle = (base) times (height)Area of triangle = (one half of) (base) times (height)Can you see the ratio now ?

It is not possible to answer the question without additional information about the triangle and the rectangle.

The term "rectangle method" is used in different ways in math, but I will guess that your question is related to finding areas on a Geoboard. A Geoboard has a grid of pegs; you can make outlines of figures by stretching elastic bands around the pegs. If your figure is a triangle, you can find it's area by making the smallest rectangle which will enclose the triangle (The rectangle should have vertical and horizontal sides). The area of the rectangle can be found easily by multiplying the length by the width. The area of the triangle is half of the area of the rectangle.

The area of qa triangle is always half of the area of a rectangle with the same dimensions

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