Question

# If the area of an equilateral triangle is 16 cm^{2} find the length of the side of the triangle.

Hint:

### Area of equilateral triangle = (side)2

## The correct answer is: 8 cm

### It is given that area of an equilateral triangle = 16 cm^{2}

Area of equilateral triangle = (side)^{2}

Let side of the triangle = a

⇒ (side)^{2} = 16

⇒ (a)^{2} = 4 16 = 64

⇒ a =

⇒ a = 8 cm

So, side of the triangle = 8 cm

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