# What is the area formula of an obtuse triangle?

The area is the enclosed region within the boundary of a closed figure.

## Answer: The area formula of an obtuse triangle is Area = (Base × Height)/2

Let us understand the concept of the area of an obtuse triangle.

**Explanation**

Look at the figure of the obtuse triangle shown below.

Area = (Base × Height)/2 = (4 × 8)/2 = 32/2 = 16 sq cm.