Tromika wants to calculate the area of the isosceles triangle at right. Homework Help ✎
Look at the two triangles that are created. They share a side, and the ticks marks mean the sides are equal. How could they be congruent?
Yes, they are congruent by
If the segment (height) bisects both
and segment , how can you calculate the measure of half of each?
. Show how you got your answer.
Which trig ratio can you use to determine this length?
Calculate the area of
How do you find the area of a triangle? Do you have enough information to calculate the area?