# SOLUTION: I need the formula to solve this problem. Section entitled, Analyzing Graphs of quadratic functions, maximizing area. The sum of the base and the height of a triangle is 26 cm.

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 Question 288178: I need the formula to solve this problem. Section entitled, Analyzing Graphs of quadratic functions, maximizing area. The sum of the base and the height of a triangle is 26 cm. Find the dimensions for which area is a maximum. The triangle with maximum area has a height of ______ and a base of ______.Answer by richwmiller(9135)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!b+h=26 1/2*b*h=a base and height 12 and 14 or base and height 14 and 12 a=84