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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

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    Let x = shortest side.

    x + 2x - 3 + x + 5 = 110

    4x + 2 = 110
    4x = 108
    x = 27

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