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When the perimeter of an equilateral triangle is doubled, the result is 24. The length of a side of the original triangle is
A. 4

B. 6

C. 8

D. 12

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When the perimeter of the triangle is doubled, it is 24. The perimeter before it is doubled is therefore half of 24=12.

An equilateral triangle is a triangle with three equal sides.

Perimeter = 12
Number of sides of an equilateral triangle = 3

Can you find the length of each side?

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Thanks. That helps.

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You're welcome! :)

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4, right!!!!!!!!

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