Posted by **wayne** on Wednesday, January 5, 2011 at 9:12pm.

a room is shaped like like a triangle. the area of the room is 6 square yards. The perimeter is 10 yards. How wide and long is the room?

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**drwls**, Thursday, January 6, 2011 at 7:18am
The largest area you can enclose in a triangle with that perimeter is 4.81 sq. yards, using an equilateral triangle.

Using a right triangle, the largest area you can enclose would be with an isosceles case, and would be 4.29 sq. yd.

There is no solution to your problem.

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