7 is on the base of the triangle & 13 is on the right side of the triangle

Another way to remember the formula for the Area of a Right Triangle is:

**A = (b x h)/2**

Sometimes, students can remember this more readily and it's just as accurate.

So, A = (7 x 13)/2 = 91/2 = 45.5 cm^{2}

Thanks,

Tracy