Algebra 1

The perimeter of a triangle is 20 inches. The longest side is 4 inches longer than the shortest side, and the shortest side is three -fourths the length of the middle side. Find the length of each side of the triangle

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  1. Let x = shortest side, then x + 4 = longest and middle = 4/3x

    x = 3/4m ---> 4/3x = m

    x + x + 4 + 4/3x = 20

    Solve for x and then the other sides.

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  2. Two side triangle have the same lenght. The third side measures 5 m less than twice the common lenght. The perimeter of the triange is 23 m. What are the lenghts of the three sides?

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  3. a triangle has a permeter of 23 inches. the meduim side is 3 inches more then the shortest side, and the longest side is twice the shortest side. find the shortest side.

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