Pre calc Circle stuff, question !please help!

hi, im new to this website, I really love math i've just started actually learning it a few years ago.

but anyways im getting ready to take readiness test for calc i need help with this question

its been a while since i did pre calc i just got off a lazy k winter break and need to get back into shape

indepth explanation of the answer would help alot THANK YOU IN ADVANCE.

Let R be the radius of the circle circumscribed in the triangle of sides, 1968, 1968,1968, and let r denote the radius of the circle inscribed in this triangle

Then the ratio is R/r is

a. 2.

b. tan π/6

c. cos π/3

d. 1968

e.√3/2

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**Jadeydrag0117** Let R be the radius of the circle circumscribed in the triangle of sides, 1968, 1968,1968, and let r denote the radius of the circle inscribed in this triangle

Then the ratio is R/r is

a. 2.

b. tan π/6

c. cos π/3

d. 1968

e.√3/2

You have an equilateral triangle.

Look at that webpage. You can see the answer.

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So, R/r= √3/3 *(1968) divided by √3/6 *(1968)

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**Jadeydrag0117** So, R/r= √3/3 *(1968) divided by √3/6 *(1968)

So what is the answer?

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**Plato** So what is the answer?

2! haha sorry 2 days later i answer, coincidentally the answer being two as well.

Thanks alot!