Area of Inscribed Equilateral Triangle (some basic trig used)
Delving into basic trigonometry, this resource shows how to find the area of an inscribed equilateral triangle. Using a high-level problem, HeronÕs theorem is used to find the area of a figure. Prior to SAT testing, use this as a review.
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