Posted by Jocelyn on Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at 8:47pm.
The length of the sides of a triangle are three consecutive even integers. The perimeter of the triangle is 36 in. What is the length of the longest side of the triangle?

Algebra  Ms. Sue, Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at 8:49pm
36/3 = 12
Try that plus the even numbers just below and just above 12.

Algebra  Reiny, Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at 8:55pm
let 3 sides be x, x+2, and x+4
x + x+2 + x+4 = 36
3x = 30
x = 10
sides are 10, 12 and 14
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