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An equilateral triangle and a square have the same perimeter of 12 inches. What is the ratio of the side length of the triangle to the side length of the square? Express your answer as a common fraction.

 Apr 4, 2020
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4/3 or 3/4

 Apr 4, 2020
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An equilateral triangle and a square have the same perimeter of 12 inches. What is the ratio of the side length of the triangle to the side length of the square? Express your answer as a common fraction. 

 

A triangle has 3 sides so the length of one side is 12/3 = 4 

A square  has 4 sides so the length of one side is 12/4 = 3 

 

ratio of triangle side to square side is 4 to 3 

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 Apr 4, 2020

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