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by kevin
Thu Jul 07, 2011 5:03 pm
Forum: Beginning Algebra
Topic: Ratio of the area of a square to the area of a triangle
Replies: 4
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Re: Ratio of the area of a square to the area of a triangle

I got 25 for the area of the square and the triangle I got 6.25
by kevin
Thu Jul 07, 2011 6:02 am
Forum: Beginning Algebra
Topic: Ratio of the area of a square to the area of a triangle
Replies: 4
Views: 1943

Ratio of the area of a square to the area of a triangle

What is the ratio of the area of a square of side 5 to an equilateral triangle with sides of 5? Doesn't seem like a hard question, but the given answer is 4sqrt(3)/3.

Any ideas on how to get to this final answer?


Thanks

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