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What is the height of an equilateral triangle that has sides of length 1 cm?

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    if you bisect one of the angles, you have a right triangle with a hypotenuse of 1 cm and a short leg of 0.5 cm. Using the Pythagorean theorem, the height would be:
    height = square root (1^2 - 0.5^2)

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