Carlos C.

asked • 02/02/21# If BC = 12 cm and tan ∠ABC=0.583, what is the area of △ABC?

## 1 Expert Answer

Nazlee R. answered • 02/02/21

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Draw a perpendicular bisector from vertex to the base of the triangle which is BC=12.

tan<ABC =.583

1/2 of BC is 6

opp. (ht. of the triangle)/6=.583

h/6 = .583

h= 3.5

area of the triangle is 1/2*12*3.5=21 sq. cm.

Carlos C.

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