GMAT Practice Question - Area of triangles

Concept: Area of triangles.

An easy GMAT quant practice question in Geometry. Concept: Area of triangle. The idea of presenting this question is to recollect ways to compute the area of triangle.

1. 24 sq units
2. 48 sq units
3. 24$$sqrt{3}\\$ 4. 48$\sqrt{3}\\$ 5. Such a triangle does not exist Explanatory Answer Video explanation will be added soon If two sides of a triangle and the included angle 'y' is known, then the area of the triangle = $\frac{1}{2}\\$ *$Product of sides) * sin y

Substituting the values in the formula, we get $\frac{1}{2}\\$ * 8 * 12 * sin 150o
= $\frac{1}{2}\\$ * 8 * 12 * $\frac{1}{2}\\$.
Note: Sin 150o = $\frac{1}{2}\\$
Area = 24 sq units.

Choice A is the correct answer.

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