The lengths of the sides of a triangle are in the ratio 3 : 4...
The lengths of the sides of a triangle are in the ratio 3 : 4 : 5 and its perimeter is 144 cm. Find the area of the triangle and the height corresponding to the longest side.
Answer & Explanation
Ratio in the sides of a triangle= 3 : 4 : 5
Perimeter = 144 cm
Sum of ratios= 3+4+5=12
The length of the altitude on the longest side measures 60 cm, or