# Find the area of a triangle whose base and altitude are 5 cm and 4 cm respectively. - Mathematics

Short Note

Find the area of a triangle whose base and altitude are 5 cm and 4 cm respectively.

#### Solution

Area of a triangle say having base 5 cm and altitude 4 cm is given by

A=1/2 (Base × Height ) , where

Base = 5 cm; Height = 4 cm

A= 1/2 (5xx4)

A = (5 xx 2)

A = 10 cm2

Concept: Area of a Triangle by Heron's Formula
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#### APPEARS IN

RD Sharma Mathematics for Class 9
Chapter 17 Heron’s Formula
Exercise 17.3 | Q 1 | Page 24

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