Elementary Geometry for College Students (6th Edition)

Published by Brooks Cole
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Chapter 7 - Test - Page 339: 11b

Answer

About 5.2 inches

Work Step by Step

The medians of an equilateral triangle split it into six 30 60 90 triangles with a radius for a hypotenuse and an apothem for a short leg. s=2(a$\sqrt 3$) s=2(1.5$\sqrt 3$) s=3$\sqrt 3$$\approx$5.2
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