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The base of a triangle is 11. The other two sides are integers and one of the sides is twice as long as the other. What is the shortest possible length of a side of the triangle?

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    The shortest possible length is 4.

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    Shortest side = X.
    Other side = 2X.
    x + 2x > 11
    3x > 11
    X > 11/3
    X > 3 2/3
    X = 4 = Shortest possible length.

    2X > 22/3
    2X > 7 1/3
    2X = 8.

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