Weegy: b = h + 8. Area = .5*h*b = .5*h*(h + 8)
.5*h*(h+8) = 24.
h^2 + 8h = 48.
h^2 + 8h - 48 = 0.
(h+12)(h-4) = 0.
h = -12.
h = 4. height of "-12" doesn't make any sense. Trash this solution.
Use h = 4. The base is 8 bigger, that's 12.
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Let h be the height of the triangle, its base is (h + 6). Area = 1/2*(h + 6)*h = 20 h(h + 6) = 40 h^2 + 6h - 40 = 0 (h + 10)(h - 4) = 0 h = -10 or h = 4. The height of the triangle is 4cm and the base is 10cm.

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