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The integer sides of a triangle are in ratio 3:4:6. If perimeter of the triangle is 26 inches, what is the length of the longest side?

Oct 12th, 2014

Let the length od side be x

3x+4x+6x=26

13x=26

x=26/13

x=2

Longest side= 6x = 6*2 = 12 inches

Oct 12th, 2014

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