# A area of a triangle is 16 more than the base .if the height is 6 in.,what is the length of the base

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area be x + 16

Area of triangle =

2

x + 16 =

2

2x + 32 = 6x

6x - 2x = 32

4x = 32

4x/4 = 32/4

x = 8

Length of the base = 8 inches

To check:

(8 + 16) squared inches =

2

24 sq. inches =

2

24 sq. inches = 24 sq. inches