Posted by **Anonymous** on Friday, January 13, 2012 at 10:54pm.

One side of a triangle is x inches longer than another side. The ray bisecting the angle formed by these sides divides the opposite side into 3-inch and 5-inch segments. Find the perimeter of the triangle in terms of x. ( triangle angle bisector theorem)

Let y be the small length.

y/3=x+y/5

y=1.5x

Perimeter: y+x+y+8

1.5x+x+1.5x+8=4x+8

Answer is x+ 2, correct?????????!

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