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**The perimeter of an equilateral triangle is 27 centimeters.**

Find the altitude of the triangle

**Answer**

So, each side of this triangle would be 7cm.

To find the altitude, you have to cut the triangle in half to make two right triangles.

By doing this you can use the Pythagorean theorem in order to find the height.

Look at the picture for the process.

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