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Area: Equilateral Triangle/ Application/Delta Symbol

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A sorority has placed a special order for a rug to be used in the chapter meeting room. The Greek letter, delta ( $\Delta$), is one of the letters being inlaid in the center of the rug. Delta ($\Delta)$ is represented by an equilateral triangle with side lengths of 5 feet.

How many square yards of material are needed to make this inlay?

Add an additional .5 square yards for seam and cutting allowances.

A

$1.2$

B

$1.7$

C

$3.6$

D

$4.1$

E

$5.1$