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    How to find the sides of triangle?

    The area of the triangle is given.
    How to find the three sides of that triangle?
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    Quote Originally Posted by cola View Post
    The area of the triangle is given.
    How to find the three sides of that triangle?
    Your search is going to take a very long time because you haven't got enough information to proceed.
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    Quote Originally Posted by cola View Post
    The area of the triangle is given.
    How to find the three sides of that triangle?
    Insufficient data for a unique answer.
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    Suppose we are given the area of a triangle. Let A.
    We have to find the tree sides a,b,c.

    No need to be the unique answer.

    s=(a+b+c)/2
    A=s(s-a)(s-b)(s-c)

    How to find a,b,c?
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    Quote Originally Posted by cola View Post
    Suppose we are given the area of a triangle. Let A.
    We have to find the tree sides a,b,c.

    No need to be the unique answer.

    s=(a+b+c)/2
    A=s(s-a)(s-b)(s-c)

    How to find a,b,c?
    Heron's formula:

    A =  \sqrt{s(s-a)(s-b)(s-c)}

    for an equilateral triangle
    in which a=b=c

    c =  \sqrt { \dfrac{4A}{\sqrt 3 } }
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