# Geometry

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A triangle has side lengths 3in, 4in, and 6in. The longest side of a similar triangle is 15in. What is the length of the shortest side of the similar triangle?

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The lengths of the sides of a triangle all share the same proportion to the lengths of their corresponding sides of a similar triangle.

If the two unknown lengths are x and y, then: a/3 = b/4 = 15/6

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ABC has side lengths of 10 units, 20 units, and 24 units. XYZ is similar to ABC and its longest side is 60 units in length. What is the perimeter of XYZ

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The peremiter of triangly rst is 40 what is the perimeter of triange xyz

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ABC has side lengths of 10 units, 20 units, and 24 units. XYZ is similar to ABC and its longest side is 60 units in length. What is the perimeter of XYZ?

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