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anonymous
 one year ago
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The perimeter of an equilateral triangle is 12 feet. Find the area of the triangle.
8√3
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4√3
anonymous
 one year ago
NEED HELP ASAP The perimeter of an equilateral triangle is 12 feet. Find the area of the triangle. 8√3 8 4√3

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0If it is equilateral, it means it has the same sides. How many sides are there in a triangle?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1438134600087:dw How many sides are there in a triangle?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Are you there or do you just want the answer?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.03 sides in a triangle

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Good! So the whole triangle is 12. Now, divide 12 by 3. What is\[12\div3=?\]

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Okay so all sides are 4.dw:1438134827253:dw

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0What is the formula for the area of a triangle?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes. but how do i find the area?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1438134925446:dw

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Notice that we don't know the height. So we will use the Pythagorean Theorem. Are you familiar with that?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okay. so the of the triangle would be \[2\sqrt{3}\]

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0How did you get that?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Can you show me how?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0We will take longer. x_x

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1438135119198:dw

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i know its a bit sloppy

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So the equation will be.dw:1438135187194:dw

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so the answer is \[4\sqrt{3}\]

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0YOU did it yourself. :D

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so how would i do it with a 30 60 90 triangle? @mathway

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1438135520158:dw

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Are you familiar with the 306090 special angle?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Wait are you finding the area for the 306090 triangle?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Use the Pythagorean Theorem.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0and the its still bh/2

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The area of the triangle we a while ago was a 306090 triangle. :D

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Can I see the problem?
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