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angelicapad
 3 years ago
The altitude of an equilateral triangle is 7 root 3 units long. The length of one side of the triangle is ____ units.
A. 7
B. 14
C. 14 root 3
D. (7 root 3) /2
angelicapad
 3 years ago
The altitude of an equilateral triangle is 7 root 3 units long. The length of one side of the triangle is ____ units. A. 7 B. 14 C. 14 root 3 D. (7 root 3) /2

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ash2326
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1@angelicapad All sides are equal for an equilateral triangle, altitude for an equilateral triangle is also the median. So altitude will the half the side. See the diagramdw:1352702635737:dw all sides are equal let, them be a and we have the altitude as \(7\sqrt 3\) In triangle ABD AB=a AD=\(7\sqrt 3\) BD=a/2 ABD is a right triangle, can you find a now?
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