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Book edition Student Edition
Author(s) Ray C. Jurgensen, Richard G. Brown, John W. Jurgensen
Pages 227 pages
ISBN 9780395977279

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Short Answer

The base of a rectangle is 16cm and area is 80cm2 .What is the height?

The height of the rectangle is 5cm

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Step by Step Solution

Step 1. Given information.

Base of the rectangleb=16cm

Area of the rectangle A=80cm2.

Step 2. Concept  Used.

If b is the base of the reactangle and h is the height of the rectangle.

Then, the area of the rectangle is A=b×h

Step 3. Let’s calculate the area of the rectangle.

Put the value of base and area into the formula and find the height.

Area of the rectangle :


Therefore, the height of the rectangle is 5cm.

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