# math

if an equilateral triangle has a perimeter of 24 inches, what is the length of each side and please explain why because i don't really understand this! help!

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1. 8 inches becuse an equilateral triangle has equal sides and there is 3 sides. plus 24 inches divided by the 3 sides is 8 inches.

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