# How do you find the area of a given hexagon is equal to the area of an equilateral triangle whose perimeter is 36 inches?

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May 27, 2015

**Warning:** I suspect there is something wrong in the statement of this question; however....

If the perimeter of an equilateral triangle is 36 inches, each side is 12 inches and by the Pythagorean Theorem the height is

The area of the triangle is