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If the points (–2,6), (–2,1) and (2,1) are the vertices of a triangle,

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If the points (–2,6), (–2,1) and (2,1) are the vertices of a triangle, what is its area?

(A) 6
(B) 8
(C) 10
(D) 12
(E) 16


Simple way to calculate is to plot the triangle will get Right angle triangle with base of 4 and height of 5

Area of triangle is 1/2(b)(h)==> 1/2(4)(5)==>10

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