## AreaTriangle(base[, height])

##### Last updated July 17, 2001

**Version:** 1 |
**Requires:** CF5 |
**Library:** MathLib

**Description:**

Calculates the area of a triangle based on the length of the base and the height.

**Return Values:**

Returns the area of the triangle.

**Example:**

```
<CFSET base=4>
<CFSET height=6>
<CFOUTPUT>
Given:
<UL>
<LI>base=#base#
<LI>height=#height#
</UL>
The area of the triangle is #AreaTriangle(base,height)#
</CFOUTPUT>
```

**Parameters:**

Name | Description | Required |
---|---|---|

base | Length of the base. | Yes |

height | The height of the triangle. | No |

**Full UDF Source: **

```
/**
* Calculates the area of a triangle.
*
* @param base Length of the base.
* @param height The height of the triangle.
* @return Returns the area of the triangle.
* @author Rob Brooks-Bilson (rbils@amkor.com)
* @version 1.0, July 17, 2001
*/
function AreaTriangle(base, height)
{
Return (0.5 * base * height);
}
```

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