How to Calculate the Area of a Triangle

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We have learned about the areas of squares, rectangles, circle, parallelogram, and trapezoid. There is one important shape we haven’t discuss: the area of a triangle.

The area of a triangle is  half the product of its base and height. But did you know where did the formula come from? Let us discuss it in this post.

The area of a triangle is related to the area of other shapes, but we are going to relate it to the area of a parallelogram.

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Consider the triangle above with base b and height h. If we are going to create another triangle congruent to it (congruent means the same size and shape), then we can form a quadrilateral by coinciding their  two corresponding sides. What is interesting is that every time we do this, we create a parallelogram.  Continue reading

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501 Word Analogy Practice Questions with Answers

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Now that you have already learned some basic strategies on how to answer word analogy questions, you may want to practice.

Below are Free! 501 questions on word analogy with answers and explanations. Now, you can practice all you can!

501 Word Analogy Practice Questions

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