# What is the area of the right angled triangle whose base is 8 metres and height is 6 metres?

- 54 sq metres
- 48 sq metres
- 36 sq metres
- 24 sq metres

**Answer: (4) 24 sq metres **

**Solution:-**

The base of the right triangle = 8 metres

The height of the right triangle = 6 metres

**Formula-The area of the right triangle = height x base/2. **

Then, the area of the right triangle = 8 x 6 /2

= 24 sq metres.

Hence, the correct answer is option (4) 24 sq. metres.