# Problem #1277

 1277 In a triangle with integer side lengths, one side is three times as long as a second side, and the length of the third side is 15. What is the greatest possible perimeter of the triangle? $\mathrm{(A) \ } 43\qquad \mathrm{(B) \ } 44\qquad \mathrm{(C) \ } 45\qquad \mathrm{(D) \ } 46\qquad \mathrm{(E) \ } 47$ This problem is copyrighted by the American Mathematics Competitions.
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