# Triangle A has sides of lengths #27 #, #15 #, and #21 #. Triangle B is similar to triangle A and has a side of length #3 #. What are the possible lengths of the other two sides of triangle B?

##### 1 Answer

Sep 8, 2016

The sides of Triangle B are either 9, 5, or 7 times smaller.

#### Explanation:

Triangle A has lengths of 27, 15, and 21.

Triangle B is similar to A and has one side of side 3. What are the other 2 side lengths?

The side of 3 in Triangle B could be the similar side to Triangle A's side of 27 or 15 or 21. So the sides of A could be