# SOLUTION: The area of a square is a 1/4 as large as the area of a triangle. The triangle has a 16 inch side and altitude H the same as the square. Draw the diagrams. Find the length of the

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 Question 159620: The area of a square is a 1/4 as large as the area of a triangle. The triangle has a 16 inch side and altitude H the same as the square. Draw the diagrams. Find the length of the side of the square.Answer by checkley77(12569)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!(16h/2)1/4=h^2 16h/8=h^2 8h^2=16h 8h^2-16h=0 8h(h-2)=0 h=2 answer. area of the square=2*2=4 Proof. (16*2/2)1/4=2*2 32/2*1/4=4 32/8=4 4=4