What Is an Obtuse Triangle? - Definition & Area Formula


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What is the length of this obtuse triangle's height?

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1. What is the area of the following obtuse triangle?

2. Which of the following are possible angle measurements of an obtuse triangle?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz/worksheet combo will assess your understanding of obtuse triangles and how to calculate their different components. Use these practice problems to see what you know before reading the lesson, then check again afterwards.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The printable worksheet allows you to review:

  • Definition of an obtuse triangle
  • Potential angle measurements of an obtuse triangle
  • Calculating the area of this type of triangle
  • Solving to find the height of an obtuse triangle

Skills Practiced

  • Making connections - use your understanding concerning the concept of obtuse
  • Problem solving - use knowledge to solve practice problems that find the area of obtuse triangles
  • Interpreting information - confirm that you can read information regarding an obtuse triangle and correctly interpret it
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify diagrams of these triangles

Additional Learning

Find out more about obtuse triangles and their properties by reviewing the corresponding lesson called What is an Obtuse Triangle? - Definition & Area Formula. The lesson covers the following:

  • Understanding obtuse angles and right angles
  • Solving to find the area of a diamond
  • Learning real-world applications of finding area measurements