The sides of a triangle have measures of x, x, and y, and the perimeter of the triangle is 46. The measure y is 4 centimeters longer than the measure x. Write two equations which represent the two sentences.
Solve the system you wrote for this using any technique.
algebra - Reiny, Wednesday, September 1, 2010 at 5:11pm
x+x+y = 46
y = x+4
I would use substitution to solve