# algebra 2

the sides of a triangle are in the ratio 6:8:10. the perimeter is 120cm. find the length of the shortest side

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1. 6x + 8x + 10x = 120cm,
24x = 120,
X = 5.

6x = 6 * 5 = 30cm = Shortest side.

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2. 2+2=4 :o)

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