# Area of A Triangle

- Author:
- Taylor Newman

- Topic:
- Area

This is designed to introduce the idea of the Triangle's area to be half of a Rectangle's area.

1. What relationship can you see between the triangle and the rectangle?
2. Calculate the area of the rectangle?
3. Calculate the area of the triangle now by using the triangle area formula?
4. Now that you have both the area of the rectangle and the area of the triangle, do you see any relations? If so explain.