Triangle math tricks for quantitative aptitudes ~ New math tricks for quantitative aptitude

# New math tricks for quantitative aptitude

## Triangle math tricks for quantitative aptitudes

Classification and properties of the triangle, we have already discussed on the opening tutorial of this topic. Today we are going to resume triangle mensuration with all the shortcut formula and math tricks. Triangle math tricks are very important to the point of competitive math. We strongly recommend you to visit Triangle properties and classification for the clear concept.

## Formula for area and perimeter of triangle

### Triangle math tricks for the area

We know the above formula for calculating the area of the triangle. Where S represents the half of perimeter of the triangle and a,b and C are the lengths of three arms. This formula can be used to any triangles where we know the perimeter or the all arm's length of a triangle. But sometimes we can use some tricky shortcut formula to find the area of a triangle on some special triangles. Even we can simplify to find the area of a triangle by using some concept of triangles or merging with the quadrilateral figures.

### How made the formula. This is a simple fact. Look at below, First one(pic 1) is a right angular triangle and the second one (pic2) is an imaginary figure of rectangular. As you know that the hypotenuse is the longest arm of a triangle as well as rectangular. If you imagine hypotenuse as a diagonal of a rectangular, the figure divides into two equal triangles. As the area formula of rectangular base*width. As the triangle is the half of the rectangular that we say 1/2 of the area of the rectangular.  Also, note that all squares are rectangular.

Above formula, you can apply on any kind of triangle to calculate the area.Because you may have proved in geometry that when a triangle made with same base and height then the triangle will be half of the rectangular in point of the area.
In the next tutorial on the triangle, we will apply all formulas to a triangle mensuration problems.

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