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Age 14 to 16 Short Challenge Level:

The lengths of the sides of a triangle A are 3, 4, and 6. 

Triangle B is similar to triangle A. One of the sides of triangle B has length 12.

What are the possible perimeters that triangle B could have?



This problem is taken from the World Mathematics Championships
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