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The sides of a triangle are in the ratio of 2:3:4. If the measure of the shortest side of the triangle is 12 centimeters, what is the length of the longest side? 16 cm 18 cm 24 cm 36 cm

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longhornlova12

To answer this, we let x some factor that would agree or make the ratio given true. We calculate as follows: 2:3:4 2x:3x:4x 2x = 12 x = 6  Therefore, the length of the longest side would be 4x = 4(6) = 24 cm, third option.

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