Problem Statement: EE Board March 1998
A triangle has variable sides x, y, z subject to the constraint such that the perimeter is fixed to 18 cm. What is the maximum possible area for the triangle?
- A. 15.59 cm^2
- B. 18.71 cm^2
- C. 17.15 cm^2
- D. 14.03 cm^2
Note: For maximum area, the triangle must be an equilateral triangle.
The maximum possible area for the triangle is 15.59 cm^2
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