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    Side of the Triangle

    The area of a square is 9. If this square and an equilateral triangle have equal perimeters, find the length of one side of the triangle.
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    Quote Originally Posted by magentarita View Post
    The area of a square is 9. If this square and an equilateral triangle have equal perimeters, find the length of one side of the triangle.
    Area of square = 9

    A=s^2

    9=s^2

    s=3 (side of square)

    Perimeter of Square = 4(3) = 12

    Perimeter of equilateral triangle = 12

    P = 3s

    12 = 3s

    s = 4 (side of triangle)
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    great......

    Quote Originally Posted by masters View Post
    Area of square = 9

    A=s^2

    9=s^2

    s=3 (side of square)

    Perimeter of Square = 4(3) = 12

    Perimeter of equilateral triangle = 12

    P = 3s

    12 = 3s

    s = 4 (side of triangle)
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