## anonymous one year ago What is the area of the equilateral triangle? Round to the nearest square centimeter.

1. anonymous

2. Black_ninja123

Do you know what an equilateral triangle is?

3. anonymous

i watched videos but i dont understand it

4. Black_ninja123

An equilateral triangle is when all the sides are the same

5. anonymous

i know that

6. Black_ninja123

the formula for area of a triangle is $\frac{ h _{b } *b}{ 2 }$

7. Black_ninja123

Do you have any answer choices

8. anonymous

no i have to write out the answer.

9. Black_ninja123

Oh the formula for area of a equilateral triangle is $\frac{ \sqrt{3} }{ 4 }a ^{2}$

10. Black_ninja123

a means side

11. anonymous

12. Black_ninja123

Now plug in the numbers and you should get 2002.25

13. anonymous

thats it?

14. Black_ninja123

yea

15. Black_ninja123

Round that to the nearest square centimeter

16. anonymous

i have to round. so 2002. 4?

17. Black_ninja123

won't it be 2002.3?