What is the ratio of the area of the circle to the area of an equilateral triangle, if the diameter of the circle is equal to the side of the triangle.

Asked by anujha.anujha | 25th Feb, 2015, 07:22: PM

Expert Answer:

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Answered by Rohit Ranawat | 26th Feb, 2015, 03:47: PM

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