# In a triangle, one of the sides is 27, and the height dropped to it is 11. Find the area of the triangle.

January 26, 2021 | education

| The side to which the height was lowered can be called the base. Then the area of the triangle can be determined by multiplying half the base by the height.

Let’s find the area of the given triangle.

S = 27 cm ÷ 2 * 11 cm = 148.5 cm².

Answer: the area of the triangle is 48.5 cm².

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