NRICH: Linear Area

Find the area of the triangle enclosed by these lines.

The lines y=2y=4x+6 and x+y=6 enclose a triangle.

Find the area of the triangle.

This problem is taken from the World Mathematics Championships

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Age 11 to 14

Algebra & Pre-Algebra, Functions & Graphs, Geometry, Linear Equations
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