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31 Jan 2009, 04:33
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31 Jan 2009, 07:50
Try with either issoceles or equilateral triangle.
The one with greater area is the answer.

1: issoceles triangle = 1/2 (1x1) = 1/2
2: equilateral triangle = 1/2 (1xsqrt3/2) = sqrt3/4

1/2 > sqrt3/4.
so B.
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