1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data Two sides of a triangle have lengths a and b, and the angle between them is theta. What value of theta will maximize the triangle's area? (Hint: A=1/2absin(theta) 3. The attempt at a solution I have a triangle drawn, with the base being a, and the height being b. From the equation given, does the value of b actually equal theta times the angle? I'm trying to relate the two angles so i can solve for one variable, but not sure where to start.