# SOLUTION: a triangle has an area of 45cm2 and a base of 5 cm.what height corresponds to this base?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Geometry Word Problems Question 579266: a triangle has an area of 45cm2 and a base of 5 cm.what height corresponds to this base? Answer by nerdybill(7090)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!a triangle has an area of 45cm2 and a base of 5 cm.what height corresponds to this base? Since the area for any triangle is: (1/2)bh where b is length of base h is length of height . Let h = height then 45 = (1/2)(5)h 90 = (5)h 18 cm = h