Posted by **joe** on Thursday, October 13, 2011 at 2:46pm.

in the diagram below of triangle abc, de is a midsegment of triangle abc, de=7, ab=10, and bc=13.find the perimeter

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**Steve**, Thursday, October 13, 2011 at 4:43pm
Well, we don't have a diagram, but that won't stop us in this case. A midsegment of a triangle is parallel to one of the sides, and half its length.

Since de=7 is not half of ab=10, nor of bd=13, then that means that it must be half of ac. So, ac=14, and the perimeter is

p = 10 + 13 + 14 = 37

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**Anonymous**, Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at 10:52am
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