# How to Find the Height of a Triangle

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### What method should you use when you are working with irregular triangles to find the unknown height?

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### 2. Use the area method to find the height of a triangle with a base of four feet and area of 24 square feet.

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These study assessments will help you to realize what you understand about finding the height of a triangle. Recognize what method should be used when working with irregular triangles to determine an unknown height and when the Pythagorean theorem method should be used.

## Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these study tools to:

• Find the height of a triangle with a given base and area
• Use the Pythagorean theorem method to find the height of a given triangle
• Understand different types of triangles

## Skills Practiced

Practice the following study skills:

• Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on finding the height of a triangle
• Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve the height of a triangle practice problems
• Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the Pythagorean theorem and interpret it correctly