Posted by **john** on Thursday, August 7, 2014 at 8:05pm.

The base of a triangle is 11. The other two sides are integers and one of the sides is twice as long as the other. What is the shortest possible length of a side of the triangle?

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**Sheenybeany**, Thursday, August 7, 2014 at 9:08pm
The shortest possible length is 4.

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**Henry**, Thursday, August 7, 2014 at 9:27pm
Shortest side = X.

Other side = 2X.

x + 2x > 11

3x > 11

X > 11/3

X > 3 2/3

X = 4 = Shortest possible length.

2X > 22/3

2X > 7 1/3

2X = 8.

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