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Two similar figures have sides in the ratio of 2:3. If a side of the smaller triangle has a length of 7, what is the length of the corresponding side of the other triangle?

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    set up the ratio
    7/x = 2/3
    cross-multiply
    2x = 21
    x = 21/2

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