# If the Altitude of an Equilateral Triangle is 2 cm shorter than its side, Find the Length of its side.

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by Memaysolaiman

2014-07-22T22:38:04+08:00

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If x is the side of the triangle then its altitude should be  (from the property of 30-60-90 triangle)

Altitude: x-2  (is 2 cm shorter than its side)

Length of side = cm

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2014-07-23T14:10:37+08:00

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The answer is   8+4 \sqrt{3] cm

How did you get that? ^^