Hi i have a right angle tringle, base=1200m and h=400.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

I have trouble understanding on how to determine the centroid i know one side will be 2/3*x and another side would be 1/3*y. But i dont understand how to write it out.

A friend said its 1/3*1200*400*2/3*1200, but i have no idea and think its wrong.

My attempt: 1. 1/3*400*2/3*1200 or

2. (0.5*400*1200)*(2/3*1200)

please help on how to find the centroid

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# Homework Help: Centroid of a right angle triangle

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