Algebra

the perimeter of a triangle is 56 inches. the longest side measures 4 inches less than the sum of the other two sides. three times the shortest side is 4 inches more than the longest side. find the lengths of the three sides

  1. 👍
  2. 👎
  3. 👁
  1. a+b+c = 54
    c = a+b-4
    3a = c+4

    now start substituting to solve

    1. 👍
    2. 👎

Respond to this Question

First Name

Your Response

Similar Questions

  1. Algebra

    The backyard of a house is in the shape of a triangle. The longest side is 4 ft shorter than twice the shortest side. The third side is 4 ft less than the longest side. If the perimeter of the yard is 162 ft, what are the lengths

  2. math

    The perimeter of a scalene triangle is 14.5 cm. The longest side is twice that of the shortest side. Which equation can be used to find the side lengths if the longest side measures 6.2 cm?

  3. i need help on this plz

    the shortest side on a isosceles triangle is 2x-3 inches long. the two longer sides are 6 inches longer than the shortest side.the perimeter of the triangle is 33 inches. what is the length of each of the longer sides of the

  4. Geometry

    1.What is the perimeter of a rectangle with width 10 inches in length 13 inches? A.23inches B.36inches C.46inches*** D.130inches 2.What is the area of a triangle with base 19 inches and height 11 inchinches? A.209square inches

  1. Math

    The hypotenuse (side C) of a triangle is 13 inches long. Which of the following pairs of measurements could be correct for the lengths of the other two sides of the triangle? (Note: N + 82 =C2) A. 2.5 inches,4 inches B. 2.5

  2. Math

    A certain triangle has a perimeter of 3080 mi. The shortest side measures 71 mi less than the middle​ side, and the longest side measures 373 mi more than the middle side. Find the lengths of the three sides.

  3. Geometry

    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

  4. Math

    Television sizes are described by the length of their diagonal measure. What would be the listed size of the TV shown? (to the nearest whole inch) A) 31 inches B) 32 inches C) 36 inches D) 42 inches The top portion of the tv is 28

  1. Algebra

    A triangle has a perimeter of 47 inches. The medium side is 5 more than the short side, and the longest side is 4 times the length of the shortest side. Find the shortest side.

  2. geometry

    the perimeter of a triangle is 59 inches. the longest side is 11 inches longer than the medium side, and the medium side is 3 inches more than the shortest side. Find the length of each side.

  3. Summer Creek

    An isosceles triangle has legs that are each x inches long a base that is y inches long. The perimeter of this triangle is 38 inches. The base is 8 inches shorter than the length of a leg.

  4. geometry

    Triangle ABC and triangle XYZ are similar. If AB, BC, and AC are 7 inches, 9 inches, and 10 inches respectively, and XY is 9 inches, find XZ to the nearest tenth of an inch.

You can view more similar questions or ask a new question.