Mathematics
nannyangel1960
2015-11-01 08:29:36
A wire is first bent into the shape of a triangle. Each side of the triangle is 12cm long. Then the wire is unbent and reshaped into a square. What is the length of a side of the square?
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Sosa0600
2015-11-01 11:09:41

First find the area of the wire. The wire is 36 square root of 3 or approximately 62.35 cm. Then divide that by 4. The length of a side is 9 square root of 3 or approximately 15.588 cm

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