# Find the side of a polygon, given sides and areas of two similar polygons.

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The shortest sides of two similar polygons are 5 and 12. How long is the shortest side of a third similar polygon whose area equals the sum of the areas of the others.

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The side of a polygon is found, given sides and areas of two similar polygons.

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