# Math

The two shortest sides of a right triangle are 10 in and 24 in long. What is the legnth if the shortest side of a similar triangle whose two longest sides are 36 in and 39 in?

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1. 10/24 = 5/12
so this is a 5, 12, 13 right triangle

39/13 = 3 (of course 26/12 is 3 also)
so
5*3 = 15

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