Posted by Taylor on Saturday, December 10, 2011 at 10:36am.
Two triangles are similar. The lengths of the sides of the smaller triangle are 5,6,and 9. The perimeter of the larger triangle is 50. What are the lengths of the sides of the larger triangle?

Geometry  Reiny, Saturday, December 10, 2011 at 10:55am
Let the sides of the larger be 5x, 6x, and 9x
5x+6x+9x = 60
solve for x, sub x into the definitions.

Geometry  Ethan, Wednesday, November 4, 2015 at 8:51pm
obviously the lengths are 23.5, and 27.
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