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A line parallel to one side of a triangle divides one of the other sides into segments of lengths 15 and 9 and divides the third side so that the longest portion is 36. How long is the shorter portion of the third side?

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    according to your description

    x/36 = 9/15
    x = 9(36)/15 = 21.6

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