Finding Area of an Oblique Triangle

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In this lesson, we learn how to find the area of an oblique triangle. While it might be tempting to use the formula for a right triangle, we must be careful when dealing with a non-right triangle. The formula for finding the area of an oblique triangle is one-half base times height. By correctly identifying the base and height, we can find the area of the triangle with ease.

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Find the area of an oblique triangle

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  • How do I find the area of an oblique triangle?
  • How do I find the area of a triangle that is not a right triangle?
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    The teacher shows how to find the area of an oblique triangle in this lesson.