# Thread: Find the area of an equilateral triangle with side length 14.

1. ## Find the area of an equilateral triangle with side length 14.

Find the area of an equilateral triangle with side length 14.

A) 27/(square root)3
B) 42
C) 98
D) 49/(square root)3

2. Originally Posted by Leo34005
Find the area of an equilateral triangle with side length 14.

A) 27/(square root)3
B) 42
C) 98
D) 49/(square root)3
The base is 14. Get the height using Pythagora's theorem. Area = 1/2 (base)(height).

3. Originally Posted by mr fantastic
The base is 14. Get the height using Pythagora's theorem. Area = 1/2 (base)(height).

But im ok with it

Might i add, life is a hassle

4. Originally Posted by Leo34005

But im ok with it

Might i add, life is a hassle
Yeah? Well some sites like MHF like to see the person who asks the question make an effort to understand how to do the question. Maybe even learn something rather than just getting an answer to copy. Some other sites don't give a Yahoo! about things like that ....