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The perimeter of a hexagon is 300 units. One side of the hexagon is 45 units long and
the lengths of the other sides are in the ratio 1:2:3:4:5. Find the positive difference
between the lengths of the longest and shortest sides.

 Apr 3, 2020
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The length of one side is 45, so the length of the others are 255. The sum of the ratios add up to 15, so divide 255/15 to get 17. Multiply the number (5) one to get the largest side to be 85 units, and multiply 17 times (1) to get the smallest is 17 units. 85-17 is 68!

 

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 Apr 3, 2020

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