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Find the area of an equilateral triangle that has a perimeter of 21 inches. Round the answer to one decimal place.

9 inches

Ok if the triangle is equilateral then all the sides have to have the same length. Since the perimeter is 45 inches that means each side is 15 inches. 45 / 3 = 15 Now if he dilates the triangle by a scale factor of 0.6 we have to multiply the length of each side by 0.6. 15 * 0.6 = 9 So the answer is 9 inches

By definition, an equilateral triangle has all three sides of equal length! So it is impossible for it to have sides of length 10 inches and 7 inches!

Its area is 46.8 (46.76533) square inches.

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