Question
Sat March 31, 2012 By: David Wr
 

Represent graphically on the same graph: x=0, y=2 and 2x-y=1 1. Shade the triangle formed by the three lines 2.Write the vertices of the triangle formed by the three lines 3.find the area of the triangle formed by the three lines

Expert Reply
Tue April 10, 2012
 
 
From the below graph, the triangle ABC is formed by the intersection of 3 given lines.
Their vertices are A(0,2), B(3/2, 2) and C(0,-1)
 
Since the triangle is right angeled triangle right angle at A.
AB=3/2
AC=3
 
Area = ABxAC/2 = 3x3/2x2 = 9/4 units
 
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