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AreaTriangle(base[, height])

Last updated July 17, 2001

author

Rob Brooks-Bilson

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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