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The perimeter of the small square is one-third the perimeter of the large square. What are the side lengths of the squares?
small square side = x
large square side = x + 2

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small square perimeter: 4(x) = 4x
large square perimeter: 4(x+2) = 4x+8

3(4x)= 4x +8
12x= 4x+8
8x=8
x=1

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