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Posted by **anonymous** on Tuesday, December 13, 2011 at 1:13pm.

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**Reiny**, Tuesday, December 13, 2011 at 1:36pmThe altitude will be the opposite side to 60° angle of a 30-60-90 right-angled triangle, where the hypotenuse is the length of the equilateral triangle

let that side be x

sin 60° = 36/x

x = 36/sin60 = 36/(√3/2) = 72/√3 = appr. 41.6 feet

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