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Question from Rukhsar

A certain triangle has sides, which are, respectively, 6 inches, 8 inches, and 10 inches long. A rectangle equal in area to that of the triangle has a width of 3 inches. The Perimeter of the rectangle, expressed in inches, is


I can give you a hint.

What is $6^{2}?

What is $8^{2}?


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