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# The base of a triangle is twice its height, which is 5 cm. What is the

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The base of a triangle is twice its height, which is 5 cm. What is the area, in square centimeters, of the triangle?

A. 6.25
B. 10
C. 12.5
D. 25
E. 50

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25 Feb 2019, 02:23
Bunuel wrote:
The base of a triangle is twice its height, which is 5 cm. What is the area, in square centimeters, of the triangle?

A. 6.25
B. 10
C. 12.5
D. 25
E. 50

base ; 10
h= 5
so area
.5*50 ; 25
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22 Apr 2019, 03:35
Base=2*height, base=5 , as per the question constructed , area=6.25. am I misreading it?

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