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# The edges of a triangular board are 6 cm, 8 cm and 10 cm. Find the area of triangle.

Hint:

### Use Pythagoras theorem

## The correct answer is: 24 cm2

### It is given that a = 6 cm , b = 8 cm and c = 10 cm

Using Pythagoras theorem

10^{2} = 8^{2} + 6^{2}

100 = 64 + 36

100 = 100 i.e. Pythagoras holds true

Hence given triangle is a right angles triangle with Base, b = 8 cm . height, h = 6 cm and hypotenuse = 10 cm

Area of a right angle triangle =

= = 24 cm^{2}

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