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Posted by **Lucy** on Tuesday, October 23, 2007 at 5:33pm.

Please help.

Thanks.

- Algebra II -
**Reiny**, Tuesday, October 23, 2007 at 5:46pmLet each of the two equal sides be x m

"he length of the third side is three meters less that the sum of the lengthsof the other two sides"

translate that into math, does it not become 2x - 3 ??

Perimeter means the sum of all 3 sides, so

x + x + 2x-3 = 29

Solve and let me know what you got,

see if your answer satisfies the conditions stated in your problem

- Algebra II -
**Lucy**, Wednesday, October 24, 2007 at 5:11pm4x=32 so x =8.

Thanks,

Lucy

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