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Geometry - Construct an Altitude in an Equilateral Triangle

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Construct an equilateral triangle. Then construct one of its altitudes. If the sides each have length 1, how long is the altitude?

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Solution Summary

Steps in the construction of an equilateral triangle and then its altitude are given. Diagram provided.

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