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Q: How does area of a triangle relate to area of a rectangle?

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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.

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 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.

It's half the area of a rectangle

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.

Area of hexagon= Area of original triangle/10

two right triangles = full rectangle That is - if you multiply height times base of a triangle, the area will be 1/2 of a rectangle having the same height, and a width the same as the triangle base.

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

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 ?

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

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

the area of a triangle is base times height times one half and rectangle is length times width

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