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A triangle has a perimeter of 112 centimeters, each of the two longer sides of the triangle is three times as long as the shortest side. Find the length of each side of the triangle

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  1. short side ---- x
    each of other sides (must be isosceles) ---- 3x

    x + 3x + 3x = 112

    I will let you finish it

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    posted by Reiny

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