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# In the given isosceles triangle, if AB = BC = 2 and x = 30°, what is t

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In the given isosceles triangle, if AB = BC = 2 and x = 30°, what is the area of the triangle?

A. √3/2
B. 1
C. √3
D. 2
E. 2√3

Drop a perpendicular BD from point B on AC

Now we have two 30-60-90 right triangles with hypotenuse 2 unit long

the length of BD = 1

i.e. AC = 2√3

Area = (1/2)*AC*BD = (1/2)*2√3*1 = = √3

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