# math

One side of the triangular flower garden has length of 4.5 m, the second side is twice as long as the first side. The length of the third side is 3 m less than that of the second side. What is the perimeter of the garden
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1. 4.5 + (3 * 4.5) + [(3 * 4.5) - 3] = ?

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2. Given:
1st side = 4.50 m
2nd side = twice as long as the 1st side
3rd side = less than the 2nd side

Solution:

2nd side = 4.5 x 2 = 9.00 m
3rd side = 9.00 - 3.00 = 6.00m

Total Perimeter = 4.50 + 9.00 + 6.00
= 19.50 meters

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