# Area of Triangle

#### Grade 6 Math Worksheets

The area of a triangle is a measure of the amount of space inside the triangle. To find the area of a triangle, we use the formula:

Area = (base x height)/2.

In this article, you will learn how to find the area of a triangle with examples and the area of triangle FAQs.

## Area of Triangle - Grade 6 Math Worksheet PDF

This is a free printable / downloadable PDF worksheet with practice problems and answers. You can also work on it online.

10+ Questions |
Untimed |
10+ Marks |

Free | Printable | Downloadable |

Sign up with your email ID to access this free worksheet.

### "We really love eTutorWorld!"

*"We really love etutorworld!. **Anand S and Pooja are excellent math teachers and are quick to respond with requests to tutor on any math topic!" - Kieran Y (via TrustSpot.io)*

### "My daughter gets distracted easily"

*"My daughter gets distracted very easily and Ms. Medini and other teachers were patient with her and redirected her back to the courses.*

* With the help of Etutorworld, my daughter has been now selected in *

*the*

**Gifted and Talented Program**for the school district"*- Nivea Sharma (via TrustSpot.io)*

## How to Calculate the Area of Triangle

The base can be any side of the triangle, which is perpendicular to its height or altitude. The height or altitude of a triangle is the perpendicular drawn from the vertex of the triangle to the opposite side.

However, this formula cannot be used when only sides of a triangle are given or when two sides and one angle is given

Here are five examples to help you understand how to use the formula:

**Example 1**:

A triangle has a base of 6 cm and a height of 4 cm.

To find the area, we use the formula: (6 x 4) / 2 = 12 cm^2.

So the area of the triangle is 12 square centimeters.

**Example 2**:

A triangle has a base of 8 inches and a height of 6 inches.

To find the area, we use the formula: (8 x 6) / 2 = 24 inches^2.

So the area of the triangle is 24 square inches.

**Example 3**:

A triangle has a base of 10 cm and a height of 8 cm.

To find the area, we use the formula: (10 x 8) / 2 = 40 cm^2.

So the area of the triangle is 40 square centimeters.

**Example 4**:

A triangle has a base of 7 inches and a height of 9 inches.

To find the area, we use the formula: (7 x 9) / 2 = 31.5 inches^2.

So the area of the triangle is 31.5 square inches.

**Example 5**:

A triangle has a base of 15 cm and a height of 12 cm.

To find the area, we use the formula: (15 x 12) / 2 = 90 cm^2.

So the area of the triangle is 90 square centimeters.

It’s important to remember that to find the area of a triangle, you need to know the base and the height of the triangle, and then use the formula (base x height) / 2. Once you have the formula, you can calculate any triangle’s area by plugging in the base and height values.

*“**There have been times when we booked them last minute, but the teachers have been extremely well-prepared and the help desk at etutorworld is very prompt. *

*Our kid is doing much better with a higher score.**”*

### 6th Grade Tutoring

eTutorWorld offers **Personalized Online Tutoring** for Math, Science, English, and Standardised Tests.

Our Tutoring Packs start at just under** $22.49 per hour**, and come with a moneyback guarantee.

**Schedule a FREE Trial Session**, and experience quality tutoring for yourself. (No credit card required.)

### Do You Stack Up Against the Best?

If you have 30 minutes, try our free diagnostics test and assess your skills.

## Area of Triangle FAQS

##### How do I know if a triangle is a right triangle?

A right triangle is a triangle with one 90 degree angle. It can be identified by the Pythagorean theorem, which states that the square of the length of the hypotenuse (the side opposite the right angle) is equal to the sum of the squares of the other two sides.

##### How do I find the area of an equilateral triangle?

The area of an equilateral triangle can be found by multiplying the base of the triangle by the height and dividing by 2. The height can be found by using the Pythagorean theorem, where the hypotenuse is the side opposite the right angle and the other two sides are the legs.

##### How do I find the area of an isosceles triangle?

The area of an isosceles triangle can be found by multiplying the base of the triangle by the height and dividing by 2. The height can be found by using the Pythagorean theorem, where the hypotenuse is the side opposite the right angle and the other two sides are the legs.

##### How do I find the area of a triangle when I only have the three side lengths?

The area of a triangle can be found using Heron’s formula, which is a method for finding the area of a triangle when all three side lengths are known. It is based on the semiperimeter of the triangle, which is half of the sum of the side lengths.

##### How do I find the area of a triangle when I only have two side lengths and the angle between them?

The area of a triangle can be found using the formula (1/2) * a * b * sin(C), where a and b are the known side lengths and C is the angle between them.

**Gloria Mathew** writes on math topics for K-12. A trained writer and communicator, she makes math accessible and understandable to students at all levels. Her ability to explain complex math concepts with easy to understand examples helps students master math. LinkedIn

### Affordable Tutoring Now Starts at Just $22.49

eTutorWorld offers affordable one-on-one live tutoring over the web for Grades K-12. We are also a leading provider of Test Prep help for Standardized Tests (SCAT, CogAT, MAP, SSAT, SAT, ACT, ISEE, and AP).

What makes eTutorWorld stand apart are: flexibility in lesson scheduling, quality of hand-picked tutors, assignment of tutors based on academic counseling and diagnostic tests of each student, and our 100% money-back guarantee.

Whether you have never tried personalized online tutoring before or are looking for better tutors and flexibility at an affordable price point, schedule a **FREE TRIAL **Session with us today.

**There is no purchase obligation or credit card requirement*

## Grade 6 Science Worksheets

- Inquiry process
- Nature of Science
- Scientific Inquiry
- Inquiry, Analysis and Problem Solving
- Ethical Practices
- Science and Society
- Biotic and Abiotic Factors
- Impact of Organisms
- Adaptation
- Spheres of Earth
- Natural Resources
- Environmental Issues
- Conservation of Earth
- Understanding Technology
- Abilities To Do Technological Design
- Structure of Earth
- Solar System
- Rocks and Fossils
- Earth Systems
- Plate Tectonics
- Evolution
- Magnetic Field of Earth
- Geologic Time
- Materials and Processes That Shape a Planet
- Astronomy
- Ecology
- Energy
- Kinetic and Potential Energy
- Energy Transfer
- Matter and its Structure
- States of Matter
- Physical and Chemical Changes
- Force and Motion
- Electricity and Magnetism
- Wave Interactions
- Sound
- Light
- Introduction to Life Science
- The Origin & History of Life On Earth
- Plant and Animal Cells
- Parts of a Cell
- The Cell Cycle
- How Living Organisms Get Energy
- Classification of Organisms
- How Plants Grow & Reproduce
- The Human Respiratory System
- The Human Cardiovascular System
- The Human Digestive System
- The Human Endocrine Systems
- The Human Nervous System
- The Human Muscular System
- The Human Skeletal System

## IN THE NEWS

Our mission is to provide high quality online tutoring services, using state of the art Internet technology, to school students worldwide.

**Online test prep and practice**

SCAT

SSAT

ISEE

PSAT

SAT

ACT

AP Exam

**Science Tutoring**

Physics Tutoring

Chemistry Tutoring

Biology Tutoring

**Math Tutoring**

Pre-Algebra Tutoring

Algebra Tutoring

Pre Calculus Tutoring

Calculus Tutoring

Geometry Tutoring

Trigonometry Tutoring

Statistics Tutoring

**Quick links**

Free Worksheets

Fact sheet

Sales Partner Opportunities

Parents

Passive Fundraising

Virtual Fundraising

Our Expert Tutors

Safe and Secure Tutoring

Interactive Online Tutoring

After School Tutoring

Elementary School Tutoring

Middle School Tutoring

High School Tutoring

Home Work Help

Math Tutors New York City

Press

©2022 eTutorWorld Terms of use Privacy Policy Site by Little Red Bird

©2022 eTutorWorld

Terms of use

Privacy Policy

Site by Little Red Bird