Area of trianglesThe area of triangles can be found by using the following formula: To get the area, just multiply the value of the base by the value of the height and divide the result by 2. Example #1 Find the area for the following figure: The area is 18 square inches or 18 inches^{2} Example #2 Find the area for the following figure: The area is 6 inches^{2} Example #3 Find the area for the following figure: The area is (5 × 6)/2 = 30/2 The area is 15 inches^{2} Heron's formula Learn how to use Heron's formula. It can also be used to find the area of a triangle Area of an equilateral triangle A special formula to get the area of an equilateral triangle 




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