# What is the base of the rectangle?

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A rectangle and a triangle are equal in area and also equal in height. If the base of the triangle is 40, what is the base of the rectangle?

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The rectangle area is given as:

R=ah

where a is the base of the rectangle and h is its height.

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The base of a rectangle is found, given information aboutit area and height.

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