# Tag Archives: altitude

## Algebra – Find the altitude of a triangle when given its area and base

## Geometry – Construct an Altitude of a Triangle

Construct an Altitude of a Triangle In this tutorial students learn how to use a compass and a straightedge to construct an altitude of a triangle. Once the altitude is constructed the students verify that the angle created by the altitude is a right angle using a protractor. A triangle has 3 altitudes. In this video… Read More »