Geometry/Chapter 4/Lesson 8

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Introduction[edit | edit source]

This short page serves to teach the reader on how to find the altitude of a triangle.

Finding altitude in a right triangle[edit | edit source]

How to Find the Altitude of a Right Triangle - Youtube.PNG
How do we solve this question?
  • y = Hypothenuse of
  • x = Altitude
  • z = Hypothenuse of

Solving for x[edit | edit source]

  1. 2

Solving for y[edit | edit source]

  1. 2

Solving for z[edit | edit source]

  1. 2


See also[edit | edit source]