Analyzing The Formula of A Triangle

Analyzing The Formula of A Triangle

About Base and Height

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About Base and Height

Discuss the following statements.

  • The base of a triangle can be any of the three sides.
  • The height of a triangle is the perpendicular distance from the base to the vertex opposite the base.
  • As shown in the diagram, the height can be inside or outside the triangle, or it can be one of the sides.
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