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Q:
# The sides of an equilateral triangle are 8 units long. What is the length of the altitude of the triangle?

Accepted Solution

A:

[tex]\bf \textit{height of an equilateral triangle}\\\\
h=\cfrac{s\sqrt{3}}{2}\qquad \begin{cases}
s=\textit{length of a side}\\
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s=8
\end{cases}\implies h=\cfrac{8\sqrt{3}}{2}[/tex]