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the second side of a triangle is 6 inches longer than the first side. the third side is 2 inches shorter than the double the first side. the total perimeter of the triangle is 24 inches. find the lengths of all three sides of the triangle

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asked by tony
  1. If the short side is x, then

    x + x+6 + 2x-2 = 24

    Now, just find x and figure the sides.

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    posted by Steve
  2. First: 5
    Second: 11
    Third: 8

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    posted by Kayley
  3. -1\6 added 2\3
    Lcm of 6,3=6
    -1\6 added 4\6=3\6 answer

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    posted by nikhil

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