Express the area of the triangle in simplest form in term of x.

The legs of a right triangle measure 8/x and 9x/2x-2, while the hypotenuse measures x+40/2x,

Express the area of the triangle in simplest form in term of x.

Express the area of the triangle in simplest form in term of x.

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A = (1/2)bh

A = (1/2)(8/x)(9x/(2x - 2))

A = 72/(2(2x - 2))

A = 36/2(x - 1)

A = 18/(x - 1)

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