One side of a triangle is 2 cm shorter than the base. The other side is 3 cm longer than the base. What lengths of the base will allow the perimeter to be greater than 19 cm?

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  1. Let x = base
    x - 2 = one side
    x + 3 = other side

    x + x-2 + x +3 ≥ 19

    Solve for x.

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