How can I use algebra to show that the area of an equilateral triangle of side length S, is given by:

Area of the triangle(s)=(S^2)(Sqr root 3)

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Not sure how to begin, thanks very much

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- Oct 23rd 2009, 07:33 AMcaptaintoast87Pythagorean Theorem?
How can I use algebra to show that the area of an equilateral triangle of side length S, is given by:

Area of the triangle(s)=(S^2)(Sqr root 3)

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4

Not sure how to begin, thanks very much - Oct 23rd 2009, 08:12 AMmathaddict