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

Asked by david wr | 31st Mar, 2012, 03:01: PM

Expert Answer:

 
 
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
 

Answered by  | 10th Apr, 2012, 08:01: PM

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