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# What is the area of the triangle in the figure above?

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Re: What is the area of the triangle in the figure above? [#permalink]
If we calculate the distance between origin and point on y-axis will give us height

h= 3 units

distance between origin and x-axis point will give the base

b= 5 units

Area = [1/2] *base * height

A= 0.5*5*3 = 7.5 Units
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