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The longest side of a right triangle is 4 less than 3 times the shortest side. The third side measures 4 inches. Find the length of the shortest side.

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The longest side of a right triangle is 4 less than 3 times the shortest side. The third side measures 4 inches. Find the length of the shortest side.

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Let shortest side= x inches

So longest side= (3x-...

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