Name__________________________

AREA OF A TRIANGLE #1

Directions:  Find the area of each triangle.  The formula to calculate the area of a triangle is                        Area = ½ x width of the base x vertical height.  Write your answer in the space provided.

1)                                                         2)                                                         3)

4 cm                                                  6 cm                                                     8 cm

8 cm                                                   8 cm                                                 8 cm

Area________________                     Area _______________                      Area_______________

4)                                                         5)                                                         6)

2 in                                                            2 in                                                            2 in

2 in                                                         5 in                                                             7 in

Area______________             Area ______________                        Area______________

7)                                                         8)                                                         9)

3 ft                                                                                                     9 ft                1 ft

6 ft                                                        8 ft                                                         14 ft

Area______________             Area _______________                      Area______________