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The perimeter of a triangle is 50. The length of the sides of a smaller, similar triangle are 5, 6, and 9. FInd the sides of the larger triangle. What steps would I take to solve this?

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    Every question above mine is answered. Did anyone take the time to read this? I don't even want a solution just the steps I need.

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    Add up 5+6+9 = 20

    the larger triangle has a perimeter 50/20 as big, so each of its sides will be 50/20 as big as the corresponding sides of the smaller triangle.

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