Posted by Mary on .
A triangle has sides 12 ft, 14 ft, and 20 feet. The smallest side of another similar triangle measures 8 ft. What is the perimeter of the smaller triangle.

geometry 
MathMate,
12 : 14 : 20
= 8 : x : y
x=8*14/12 = 28/3
y=20*8/12 = 40/3
Perimeter
= 8 + 28/3 + 40/3
= ?