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Which triangle has the same area as triangle ๐ฟ๐ต๐ถ?
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So here is triangle ๐ฟ๐ต๐ถ.
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It would be triangle ๐ท๐๐ฟ and not just because it looks like it.
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Hereโs the reasons why.
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They share the same vertex at ๐ฟ.
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And they have equal base lengths and we know that because of these markings.
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But itโs important to add that the equal base lengths must lie along the same line.
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This is because if theyโre on the same line and they meet at the same vertex, then their heights must be equal.
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And this is important because the area of a triangle is equal to one-half times the base times the height.
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And if they have equal bases and equal heights, their areas must be exactly the same.
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So once again, the triangle that has the same area as triangle ๐ฟ๐ต๐ถ would be triangle ๐ท๐๐ฟ.