Math

SO! how do I solve this problem in inches?
A triangle with sides that measures 2 1/2 ft., 20 in., and 1/2 yd. Answer in inches

asked by Ann
  1. Answer WHAT? Area? Perimeter? Or?

    posted by Ms. Sue
  2. Find the Perimeter, sorry.

    posted by Ann
  3. Ahh!

    The perimeter is the distance around an object.

    For a triangle, add the lengths of the three sides.
    2 1/2 feet = 30 inches
    1/2 yard = 18 inches

    https://www.varsitytutors.com/basic_geometry-help/how-to-find-the-perimeter-of-a-right-triangle

    posted by Ms. Sue
  4. Thank you that's make sense.I was mixing the rectangle & triangle up. Thank you again.

    posted by Ann
  5. You are welcome.

    posted by Ms. Sue
  6. The perimeter is the distance around an object.

    For a triangle, add the lengths of the three sides.
    2 1/2 feet = 30 inches
    1/2 yard = 18 inches
    Help so now I Multiply
    (2 1/2* 30)+ (1/2*18)

    posted by Ann
  7. My answer is 84
    am I correct ?

    posted by Ann
  8. Why are you multiplying?

    posted by Ms. Sue
  9. confuse I should have add the side to get my answer.sorry but math is my weak subject.

    posted by Ann
  10. 11.8

    posted by Ann
  11. Ok.

    Now add the three numbers.

    posted by Ms. Sue
  12. 20+20+18= 56

    posted by Ethel

  13. No. Where did you get two sides of 20 inches?


    posted by Ms. Sue

Respond to this Question

First Name

Your Response

Similar Questions

  1. math

    The sides of a triangle are in the extended ratio 2 6 7. If the perimeter of the triangle is 45 inches, then what is the length of the shortest side? A. 2 inches B. 3 inches C. 6 inches*** D. 12 inches The measures of the angle of
  2. Math

    The lengths of two sides of a triangle are 15 inches each. The third side measures 10 inches. What type of triangle is this? Explain your answer using geometric terms.
  3. math

    Searches related to what is the answer to Triangle ABC has two sides that measure 12 inches and 16 inches. Which could be the measures of the corresponding sides of a triangle that is similar to triangle ABC? 1. 10 in and 14 in 2.
  4. college mathematics

    Determine whether each pair of triangles is congruent. a. Triangle 1: sides 8 inches, 11 inches, and 14 inches Triangle 2: sides 11 inches , 14 inches, and 8 inches
  5. math

    The hypotenuse of a triangle is 13 inches long. Which of the follwoing pairsof measurements could be correct for the lengths of the other two sides of triangle: a:2.5 and 4 inches, b:2.5 and 6 inches,c:5 and 8 inches,d:5 and 12
  6. 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
  7. geometry

    if the lengths of the sides of one triangle are 2 inches 5 inches and 7 inches respectively in the shortest leg of a similar triangle is 4 inches what is the perimeter of the second triangle in inches?
  8. MATH

    Li-Hua wants to create a triangular fame. She has two pieces of wood, which are 6 inches long and 9 inches long, to use for two sides of the triangle. Which of the following CANNOT be the lenth of the third frame and why? a) 4
  9. Math

    The two shortest sides of a right triangle are 10 inches and 24 inches long. What is the length of the shortest side of a similar right triangle whose two longest sides are 36 inches and 39 inches? I don't know how to do this one.
  10. math

    A triangle has side lengths of 6 inches 6 inches Any length less than 12 inches. How many triangles are possible? I think only one triangle is possible, one where all sides measure 6 inches

More Similar Questions