Posted by **Randy** on Tuesday, January 17, 2012 at 8:40am.

The altitude of an equilateral triangle is 7 square root 3 units long. The length of one side of the triangle is ____ units.

7

14

14 square root 3

7 square root 3 over 2

- geometry -
**Steve**, Tuesday, January 17, 2012 at 2:12pm
Draw your right triangle. A standard 30-60-90 has legs in the ratio of height:base = √3:1

Your altitude is 7√3 so the other leg is 7.

The side of the triangle is twice the base, so 14.

- geometry -
**josuel**, Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at 10:30am
The altitude of an equilateral triangle is 7 units long. The length of one side of the triangle is ____ units.

## Answer This Question

## Related Questions

- geometry - The altitude of an equilateral triangle is 7 square root 3 units ...
- math - determine the area of triangle abc when side ab= square root of x, side ...
- Geometry - An equilateral triangle with altitude length of 7 square root 3 ...
- math - The altitude of an equilateral triangle is 6 square 3 units long. The ...
- math/algebra - I have a triangle one side = 3 side 2 = square root5 - square ...
- Math - The ratio of the length of an altitude of an equilateral triangle to its ...
- math - If the hypotenuse of a right triangle is 10 and one leg is 5 square root ...
- Math simplifying mixed radicals - Please help me simplify these following mixed ...
- Math - Just need some help... Directions: Multiply or raise to the power as ...
- Algebra - Rationalize each expression by building perfect nth root factors for ...

More Related Questions