# How do you calculate the perimeter of an equilateral triangle?

##### 1 Answer

Nov 20, 2015

The side length of the triangle multiplied by

#### Explanation:

The perimeter of any polygon is the sum of its side lengths. In an equilateral triangle, all of the sides are congruent (they are the same length).

Thus, if an equilateral triangle has a side length of

We can generalize this rule by saying that if an equilateral has side length