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6-18.

A triangle has a base that is two more than three times the length of its height. The area of the triangle is

Refer to problem 4-47 and use a method similar to the

5-D process to create an expression for the area of the triangle. Draw a diagram.

Based on the information from the problem, first define the height and base of the triangle with a variable.

Height:

Base:

Since you know the area of a triangle,