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Word Problems - Area of Triangles


Video lessons, worksheets, solutions, and activities to help Algebra students learn how to solve word problems that involve area of triangles.

Writing quadratic equations to solve word problems: Area of a triangle
Example: The height of a triangle is 3 cm more than the base. The area of the triangle is 17 cm2. Find the base to the nearest hundredth of a cm.
Solve triangle if you know area
This is a word problem you solve by writing an equation and factoring.
Word Problem: Area of a Triangle
Example: The height of a triangle is 4 inches more than twice the length of the base. The area of the triangle is 35 square inches. Find the height of the triangle.

Area of a Triangle - Algebra and Geometry Help
Example: The base of triangle is 5 units less than twice the height. If the area is 75 square units, then what is the length of the base and the height?
Algebra and Triangles : solving equations linked to perimeter and area
Example: The sides of a triangle are given as 3x, x - 1 and 3x + 1. If the perimeter is 56m, find the area.


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