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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.

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  1. m + (m - 71) + (m + 373) = 3,080

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  2. 926?
    Thank you.

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  3. That doesn't answer the question.

    Find the lengths of the three sides.

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  4. The problem I am having is trying to figure out how to start.
    Can't figure out the sides if I dont know how to start.

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  5. First, find the value of m, using that equation. M is the middle side.

    The shortest side measures 71 mi less than the middle​ side,

    and the longest side measures 373 mi more than the middle side

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  6. middle side is 926
    so 926-71 for the shortest side?

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    okay I got it, thank you.

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  7. Yes. middle side is 926
    so 926-71 for the shortest side?

    How long is the longest side?

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