# A triangle has a perimeter of 18 inches. If one side has length 8 inches, find the length of the shortest side if the other lengths are in the ratio of 2 units 3 units?

##### 1 Answer

Nov 23, 2016

4 inches

#### Explanation:

Lengths of other two sides = 18 - 8 = 10 inches.

The two sides are in the ratio = 2 : 3

Therefore shortest length will be

Hence the length of the shortest side =