- Thu Jul 07, 2011 5:03 pm
- Forum: Beginning Algebra
- Topic: Ratio of the area of a square to the area of a triangle
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I got 25 for the area of the square and the triangle I got 6.25

- Thu Jul 07, 2011 6:02 am
- Forum: Beginning Algebra
- Topic: Ratio of the area of a square to the area of a triangle
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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

Any ideas on how to get to this final answer?

Thanks