## Area of triangle (given side length and height)

### Formula

A
area of triangle
b
length of the base of the triangle
h
height or altitude of the triangle

### Formula description

A triangle is one of the basic shapes of geometry: a polygon with three corners or vertices and three sides or edges which are line segments. b is the length of the base of the triangle, and h is the height or altitude of the triangle. The term 'base' denotes any side, and 'height' denotes the length of a perpendicular from the vertex opposite the side onto the line containing the side itself.

b
h
A
Precision

### References

1. Wikipedia: Triangle.

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