Algebra
posted by Anonymous .
one side of a triangle is 3 inches shorter than twice the length of the shorest side. the third side is 5 inches longer than the shorest side. if the perimeter is 110 inches, find the lengths of all three sides

Let x = shortest side.
x + 2x  3 + x + 5 = 110
4x + 2 = 110
4x = 108
x = 27