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posted by Felicia on .
A Triangle has sides 4,8,and 11. In a similar triangle the shortest side is 8 and the longest side is x.
a) Write a proportion that models the situation.
b) Solve the proportion for x.

8 : y : x = 4 : 8 : 11 , where y is the middle and x is the longest
for x:
8/4 = x/11
4x = 88
x = 22