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Someone gave me this problem: finding the radius of the circle inscribed in the triangle with the given lengths.

3. The attempt at a solution

The person asking about this problem said it was taken from a beginning algebra textbook. I tried figuring it out using just basic algebra, but I couldn't make any progress. Is this problem solvable with basic algebra/geometry? Would it be any easier if it were a right triangle?

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# Homework Help: Finding radius of circle inscribed in a triangle

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