The lengths of the sides of a triangle are in the extended ratio 1:2:5. The perimeter of the triangle is 32 ft. The length of the longest side is?

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alm23

Given that the extended ratio of the lengths of the triangle is given by 1:2:5 and the perimeter is 32ft, the actual length will be as follows:
1+2+5=8
1/8*32=4 ft
2/8*32=8 ft
5/8*32=20 ft
Therefore we conclude that the longest side is 20 ft