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The side length of an equilateral triangle is 6 cm. What is the height of the triangle?

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May 14, 2017

The height is $3 \sqrt{3}$ cm long.

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The height of an equilateral triangle with side $a$ equals to:

$h = \frac{a \sqrt{3}}{2}$

Here it is $h = \frac{6 \sqrt{3}}{2} = 3 \sqrt{3}$

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