Triangle Area Action!!! (V1)
- Tim Brzezinski
Area of a Triangle = ?
In this applet's dynamics, the triangle was transformed into another figure. What kind of figure is it? How does the applet imply your classification is correct?
How does the area of the newer figure compare with the area of the original triangle?
How does the BASE of the newer figure compare with the BASE of the original triangle?
How does the HEIGHT of the newer figure compare with the HEIGHT of the original triangle?
Given your responses to (1) - (4) above, describe how you can find the area of ANY TRIANGLE.