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Classify triangle ABC by its sides if side AB = 6x, side AC = 4x + 6 and side BC = 8x + 3. The perimeter of triangle ABC is 63. Show all your work. Explain your reasoning.

  1. Steve

    Just add up the sides and solve for x:

    6x + 4x+6 + 8x+3 = 63
    18x + 9 = 63
    18x = 54
    x = 3

    sides are 18,18,26

    so it's isoceles

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