# Exercise: Calculating Area

This is a basic exercise on defining a class that helps calculate the area of a triangle.

## We'll cover the following

## Problem Statement

Let’s start with a very basic example.

Write a *class* called `Triangle`

having **two** `public`

variables for `length`

and `height`

and **one** *member* function called `area`

which will *return* the **area** of the right angle **triangle**. You can calculate the area of a triangle using

$Area = 1/2(length)(height)$

### Input

two variables (integer or float) as the dimensions of the triangle

### Output

area of that triangle

### Sample Input

4, 5

### Sample Output

10

## Coding Challenge

**Write your code below**. It is recommended that you try solving the exercise yourself before viewing the solution.

**Good Luck!**

Note: There is a

`test`

function given in the code for testing purposes. Do not modify it.

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