construct an equilateral triangle whose altitude is 5.4

Asked by  | 8th Dec, 2013, 08:26: PM

Expert Answer:

The steps of construction are as follows:
1) Draw a line PQ.
2) Take a point D on PQ.
3) Draw a perpendicular at D on PQ.
4) Cut DA = 5.4 cm.
5) At A construct angle DAB = angle DAC = 30 degrees.
Thus, we will obtain an equilateral triangle ABC with altitude AD = 5.4 cm.

Answered by  | 8th Dec, 2013, 09:02: PM

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