# Triangles...

Area of a triangle (one even and one odd length): $\frac{b}{2}$ $\times h$ or $b \times$ $\frac{h}{2}$

Example $1$:

$b = 8$

$h = 9$

Method $1$ (Normal):

$8 \times 9 = 72 \div 2 = 36$

Method $2$ (Mine):

$\frac{8}{2}$ $\times 9 = 4 \times 9 = 36$

Example $2$:

$b = 7$

$h = 2$

Method $1$ (Normal):

$7 \times 2 = 14 \div 2 = 7$

Method $2$ (Mine):

$7 \times$ $\frac{2}{2} = 7 \times 1 = 7$ Note by Yajat Shamji
9 months, 3 weeks ago

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Nice! Just remember when working out don't say 89 = 72/2 cause that means 89=36!

- 9 months, 2 weeks ago

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Thanks!

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b/2 x h is the same old triangle area formula. I'm seeing a lot of these notes that are pretty redundant lately.

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No, it isn't - it's a variation...

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$\text{\Huge It doesn't have to be one even and one odd; it doesn't even have to be integers.}$

- 9 months, 2 weeks ago

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I am just showing it for integers to show that you can alter the formula.

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