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If two figures, an equilateral triangle (side t) an a square

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If two figures, an equilateral triangle (side t) an a square (side s) have the same area, what is the ratio t:s?
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If two figures, an equilateral triangle (side t) an a square (side s) have the same area, what is the ratio t:s?

area of trig = 0.5 * b * h

where b = tand h = \frac{\sqrt{3}t}{2}

therefore area of the trig = \frac{\sqrt{3}t^2}{4}= s^2

therefore \frac{t}{s}= \frac{2}{{3}^{\frac{1}{4}}
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