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An equilateral triangle has side length 8. Find its area. Simplify your answer to the lowest terms. 

The answers are:

A) 4

B) 4sqrt3

C) 8sqrt3

D) 16

E) Other

 Feb 23, 2019
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The formula to find the area of an equilateral triangle is \(\frac{\sqrt{3}}{4}s^2\)\(\) , so the answer is    \(\sqrt{3}*16=16\sqrt{3}.\)

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 Feb 23, 2019
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what does s mean?

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s=side length of the triangle.

tertre  Feb 23, 2019
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thank you!!!

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No problem. Always glad to help! smiley

tertre  Feb 23, 2019

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