Right triangle Exercise with explanation For example:

If we have a right triangle whose legs measure $5~cm$ and $6~cm$ and we are asked to find its area, we should multiply $5$ by $6$ , giving us a result of 30 and then divide the product by $2$ .

That is, the area of the given triangle is $15~cm^2$ .

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Exercises to calculate the area of a right triangle Exercise 1 Homework:

In front of you is a right triangle, calculate its area.

Solution:

Calculate the area of the triangle using the formula for calculating the area of a right triangle.

$\frac{leg\times leg}{2}$

$\frac{AB\cdot BC}{2}=\frac{8\cdot6}{2}=\frac{48}{2}=24$

Answer:

The answer is $24~cm²$ .

Exercise 2 Homework:

Given the right triangle $\triangle ADB$

The perimeter of the triangle is equal to $30\operatorname{cm}$ .

Given:

$AB=15$

$AC=13$

$DC=5$

$CB=4$

Homework:

Calculate the area of the triangle$\triangle~ABC$

Solution:

Given the perimeter of the triangle $Δ~ADC$ equal to $30\operatorname{cm}$ .

From here we can calculate $AD$ .

$AD+DC+AD=PerimeterΔ~ADC$

$AD+5+13=30$

$AD+18=30$ /$-18$

$AD=12$

Now we can calculate the area of the triangle $Δ~ABC$

Pay attention: we are talking about an obtuse triangle therefore its height is $AD$ .

We use the formula to calculate the area of the triangle:

$\frac{height\times side}{2}=$

$\frac{AD\cdot BC}{2}=\frac{12\cdot4}{2}=\frac{48}{2}=24$

Answer:

The area of the triangle $ΔABC$ is equal to $24~cm²$ .

Do you know what the answer is?

Exercise 3 Homework:

Given the right triangle $Δ~ABC$

The area of the triangle is equal to $38~cm²$ , $AC=8$

Find the measure of the leg $BC$

Solution:

We will calculate the length of $BC$ using the formula for calculating the area of the right triangle:

$\frac{leg\times leg}{2}$

$\frac{AC\cdot BC}{2}=\frac{8\cdot BC}{2}=38$

We multiply the equation by the common denominator

/ $\times2$

Then we divide the equation by the coefficient of $BC$

8\timesBC=76 /$:8$

$BC=9.5$

Answer:

The length of the leg $BC$ is equal to $9.5$ centimeters.

Exercise 4

In front of you, there is a right triangle $Δ~ABC$ .

Given that $BC=6$ . The length of the leg $AB$ is greater by $33\frac{1}{3}\%$ than the length of $BD$ .

The area of the triangle $\triangle~ADC$ is greater by $25\%$ than the area of the triangle $\triangle~ABD$ .

Task:

What is the area of the triangle $\triangle~ABC$ ?

Solution:

To find the measure of the leg $AB$ we will use the data that its length is greater by $33.33$ than the length of $BD$ .

$AB=1.33333\cdot BD$

$(\frac{100}{100}+\frac{33.33}{100}=\frac{133.33}{100}=1.333)$

$AB=1.333\cdot6=8$

Now we will calculate the area of the triangle $ΔABD$ .

$A~Δ\text{ABD}=\frac{AB\cdot BD}{2}=\frac{8\cdot6}{2}=\frac{48}{2}=24$

Answer:

$24~cm²$ .

Exercise 5

Homework:

Which data in the graph is incorrect?

For the area of the triangle to be $24~cm²$ , what is the data that should be in place of the error?

Solution:

Explanation: area of the right triangle.

$AΔEDF=\frac{ED\cdot EF}{2}=\frac{8\cdot6}{2}=\frac{48}{2}=24$

According to the formula:

$\frac{leg\times leg}{2}$

If the area of the triangle can also be calculated from the formula of:

$\frac{side\times side~height}{2}$

$\frac{EG\times10}{2}=24$ /$\times2$

$10EG=48$ /$:10$

$EG=4.8$

Answer:

The incorrect data is $EG$ .

The length of $EG$ should be $4.8\operatorname{cm}$ .

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