# CAn you solve this!?!??!?

If the height of a triangle is 1cm and the base is 5cm how many different triangles can you create? WHY? Explain.

### 3 Answers

- GeronimoLv 77 years agoFavorite Answer
An infinite number

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A D C G

Compare triangles ABC and AEC and AFC

The heights are the same = BD = EC = FG

The bases are the same = AC = AC = AC

... and there are an infinite number of triangle in between.

- MojoMajLv 67 years ago
Infinitely many triangles can be constructed from dimensions of the base of 5 cm and height of 1 cm. Slide the base left or right and keep the same height. There can be infinite numbers of triangles with the same area, height, and base.

- hayharbrLv 77 years ago
Someone just gave a good answer for this question a few minutes ago (although they had a typo and made the light parallel line 5 cm from the base and not 1 cm).