# SOLUTION: A triangular sail has an area of x^2 + 5x + 6 square meters and a height of x + 3 meters. Find the length of the sail's base.

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Geometry Word Problems Question 120406This question is from textbook Elementary and Intermediate Algebra : A triangular sail has an area of x^2 + 5x + 6 square meters and a height of x + 3 meters. Find the length of the sail's base.This question is from textbook Elementary and Intermediate Algebra Answer by jim_thompson5910(28598)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Remember the area of any triangle is: Start with the given formula Plug in and Factor to get Multiply both sides by 2 Divide both sides by to isolate b Cancel like terms Simplify Distribute So the base is