# Area of Triangle

- Author:
- Candace Chappelle, user1917

- Topic:
- Area

Move point C (in Red) to have a triangle of greater/smaller height.
Move point D (in Blue) to have a triangle of greater/smaller width.
Move point G to change the shape of the triangle.

What can you say about how the area of the triangle is related to the area of the rectangle?
Write down a formula for the area of the triangle in terms of the length and the width of the rectangle.