# "if side a = 4, find x and y in a triangle"

97,383 questions
1. ## algibra1

One side of the triangle is twice as long as the second side. The remaining side is 4cm greater than the second side. The perimeter of the triangle is 24cm.Find the length of each side of the triangle.

asked by michael on September 15, 2014
2. ## geometry

An angle bisector of a triangle divides the opposite side of the triangle into segments 6 cm and 5 cm long. A second side of the triangle is 6.9 cm long. Find the longest and shortest possible lengths of the third side of the triangle. Round answers to the

asked by Lexi on February 1, 2012
3. ## Math

1. Find the length of the missing side of the right triangle (A triangle is shown to have a base of 15 cm and a height of 8 cm. The slope of it is unmarked A. 289 cm B. 17 cm *** C. 23 cm D. 4.79 cm 2. Find the length of the missing side of the right

asked by Neru on April 3, 2019
4. ## Algebra

The perimeter of an equilateral triangle is 7 in. more than the perimeter of a square. The side of the triangle is 5 in. longer than the side of the square. Find the length of each side of the triangle. (Note: An equilateral triangle has all sides equal)

asked by Jodi on August 16, 2007
5. ## Geomentry

What is the converse of the theorem statement: If a line parallel to one side of a triangle intersects the other two sides, then it divides the two sides proportionally. If two sides of a triangle are divided in the same proportion, then the line

asked by Mack on April 3, 2007
6. ## Math help!

Which of the triangles described in the table is a right triangle. Table Triangle Q, Side 1=25 Side 2=10 Side 3=15. Triangle R, Side 1=26 Side 2=20 Side 3=46. Triangle S, Side 1=25 Side 2=20 Side 3=1,025. Triangle T, Side 1=25 Side 2=26 Side 3=650. A. Q B.

asked by Anonymous on October 30, 2014
7. ## Math

Which of the triangles described in the table is a right triangle. Table Triangle Q, Side 1=25 Side 2=10 Side 3=15. Triangle R, Side 1=26 Side 2=20 Side 3=46. Triangle S, Side 1=25 Side 2=20 Side 3=1,025. Triangle T, Side 1=25 Side 2=26 Side 3=650. A. Q B.

asked by Cami on November 6, 2015
8. ## geometry

in a triangle the middle length side is 3 more than the shortest side, and the longest side is double the middle lenght side the perimeter of the triangle is 45cm find the lenghts of the side

asked by Anonymous on February 15, 2011
9. ## math

i have trouble finding the answer to this and how to srt. there is a square and i havbe to find the area. HOweever inside the square is a triangle. the base of the triangle is 3 and the leg is 7. no height is given. plz help. Is this a right triangle? Is

asked by liz on July 14, 2007
10. ## algebra

the second side of a triangle is 6 inches longer than the first side. the third side is 2 inches shorter than the double the first side. the total perimeter of the triangle is 24 inches. find the lengths of all three sides of the triangle

asked by tony on October 22, 2014
11. ## math

The perimeter of a triangle is 26 c,. Side a of the triangle is 3 cm longer than side b. Side c is 1 cm shorter than twice side b. Find the length of each side.

asked by sara on February 4, 2010
12. ## math

the perimeter of a triangle is 79.75 inches. the second side of the triangle is half as big as the first side. the third side is 7.25 in greater than the first side what is the length of the longest side of the triangle?

asked by chris on April 3, 2013
13. ## Geometry

find the lengths of the sides of a triangle whose perimeter is 37. The measure of the first side of the triangle is 8 less than the second side, and the second side is twice the length of the third side

asked by Zach on February 10, 2011
14. ## math

A triangle as a perimeter of 53 cm. The shortest side of the triangle is 2 cm more than 1/3 of the longest side and the other side is 5 cm less than the longer side. Find the dimensions.

asked by Raina on July 25, 2015
15. ## Math

The side of a square is 10 meters longer than the side of an equilateral triangle. The perimeter of the sqaure is 3 times the perimeter of the triangle. Find the length of each side of the triangle.

asked by Pat on October 28, 2010
16. ## geometry/math pls help

The lengths of segments PQ and PR are 8 inches and 5 inches, respectively, and they make a 60-degree angle at P. (1) Find the sizes of the other two angles of triangle PQR. (2) Find the length of the median drawn to side PQ. (3) Find the length of the

asked by Maryann on April 21, 2010
17. ## math pls

The lengths of segments PQ and PR are 8 inches and 5 inches, respectively, and they make a 60-degree angle at P. (d) Find the sizes of the other two angles of triangle PQR. (e) Find the length of the median drawn to side PQ. (f) Find the length of the

asked by Maryann on April 21, 2010
18. ## algebra

a triangle has a perimeter of 126 centimeters, each of the 2 longer sides of the triangle is three times as long as the shortest side. Find the length of each side of the triangle.

asked by Barbara on September 26, 2014
19. ## algebra

A triangle has a perimeter of 112 centimeters, each of the two longer sides of the triangle is three times as long as the shortest side. Find the length of each side of the triangle

asked by Barbara on December 11, 2014
20. ## algebra

A triangle has a perimeter of 56 centimeters. Each of the two longer sides of the triangle is three times as long as the shortest side. Find the length of each side of the triangle

asked by barbara on September 10, 2014
21. ## Geometry

The sides of a triangle measure 9 , 15 , and 18 . If the shortest side of a similar triangle measures 6 , find the length of the longest side of this triangle . a . 5 b . 10 c. 12 d . 15

asked by Chyna on February 28, 2012
22. ## Math

One side of the triangle is 2cm longer than the second side. The third is 3/5 as long as the first side. If the perimeter of the triangle is 24cm, Find the lengths of the three sides.

asked by Roland Lewis Santos on September 12, 2011
23. ## 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 angle bisector theorem)

asked by Anonymous on January 10, 2012
24. ## math

find the missing length in this diagram showing a T-square. (reduce the radical to simplist form. 6 cm (one side of triangle) 3 cm ( other side of triangle) the third side (diagonal line conecting other two sides)= x cm.

asked by veronica on March 3, 2010
25. ## Math

In triangle ABC, D bisects side BC, G bisects side AB, and the points E and F trisect side AC. What is the area of the shaded polygon, if the area of ABC is 108? I tryed to find the area of triangles on the side and I figured that if you put a line from

asked by Lily on December 7, 2013

In triangle ABC, D bisects side BC, G bisects side AB, and the points E and F trisect side AC. What is the area of the shaded polygon, if the area of ABC is 108? I tryed to find the area of triangles on the side and I figured that if you put a line from

asked by Lily on December 7, 2013
27. ## Math

In triangle ABC, D bisects side BC, G bisects side AB, and the points E and F trisect side AC. What is the area of the shaded polygon, if the area of ABC is 108? I tryed to find the area of triangles on the side and I figured that if you put a line from

asked by Lily on December 7, 2013
28. ## algabra 2

One side of a triangle is 4 cm longer than the shortest side and 2 cm shorter than the longest side. The perimeter is 38 cm. Find the dimensions of the triangle.

asked by Lily on October 3, 2010
29. ## Algebra 1

1) Find the possible values of a, if the distance between the points is 5, and the coordinates are (1, 1) and (4, a). I don't know how to solve this one. 2) in a right triangle the length of the hypotenuse is 14 and the length b of one of the legs is 8.

asked by Eri on May 31, 2013
30. ## Trig

The lengths of segments PQ and PR are 8 inches and 5 inches, respectively, and they make a 60-degree angle at P. (a) Find the area of triangle PQR. (b) Find the length of the projection of segment PQ onto segment PR. (c) Find the length of segment QR. (d)

asked by Sarah on April 17, 2010
31. ## A Geometry ?

Given that two sides of a triangle are 20 and 66. Find the range of possible measures for the third side, s. a. 20

asked by Ali on June 18, 2006
32. ## Algebra - Math

The medium side of a triangle is 9 more than 1/2 the shortest side,and the longest side is 4 times the shortest side. If the perimeter is 31 in. Find the lengths of the sides of the triangle

asked by Licinia on November 21, 2015
33. ## math

The longest side of a triangle is six more units that the shortest side. The third side is twice the length of the shortest side. If the perimeter of the triangle is 25 units, write and solve an equation to find the length of all three sides of the

asked by Valdo on March 1, 2015
34. ## pre- algebra

The perimeter of a triangle is 24 cm. One side is 2 cm longer than the shortest side. The longest side is 2 cm less than twice the length of the shortest side. Find the length of each side of the triangle.- write equation and solve.

asked by Sammi on May 30, 2011

Four balances are shown where the two sides of each contain exactly the same amount of weight. The first balance has 4 squares, 1 triangle and 1 ball on the left side, right side has 2 diamonds. The second balance has 1 triangle and 1 square on the left

asked by Heaven on May 31, 2016
36. ## Math

Four balances are shown where the two sides of each contain exactly the same amount of weight. The first balance has 4 squares, 1 triangle and 1 ball on the left side, right side has 2 diamonds. The second balance has 1 triangle and 1 square on the left

asked by Heaven on May 31, 2016
37. ## 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 angle bisector theorem)

asked by Anonymous on January 13, 2012
38. ## Math

If all of the following triangles have the same perimeter, which has the greater area? a) a right triangle with legs of equal lengths b) an equilateral triangle, c) An obtuse triangle d) a triangle whose sides are all different lengths e)an isosceles

asked by Anonymous on August 8, 2012
39. ## 8th grade

Please help me how you get the answer. PLEASE I NEED HELP. A triangle sail has a perimeter of 25 m. Side a is 2 m shorter than twice side b, and side c is 3 m longer than side b. Find the length of each side. Thank you ver much for helping me

asked by Glenda on October 27, 2010
40. ## 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.

asked by Anonymous on January 13, 2012
41. ## Math Help

Use a proportion to find the length of side x for the pair of smilar figures below. They're both right triangles. Triangle 1 has 14cm on the the right side and 10cm on the bottom. Triangle 2 has x on the right side and 22cm on the bottom. My answer

asked by callie on November 20, 2014
42. ## Geometry

Reiny, according to this problem(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),

asked by Anonymous on January 10, 2012
43. ## math

triangle a and b are similar the ratio of a side of triangle b to a corresponding sid of triagle a is 5.3 the lengths of the sides of triangle a a are 18ft, 27ft and 30ft find the perimeter of triangle b

asked by michael on March 28, 2011
44. ## Math, Ms. Sue Help asap plss

Can the numbers 24, 32, and 40 be the lengths of three sides of a triangle? Why or why not My answer: Yes it can. Because the 3 lengths satisfy the triangle inequality theorem. The triangle inequality theorem states that the third side of a triangle must

asked by I'm the girl in the corner on March 14, 2018
45. ## geometry

An equilateral triangle has a side of 8. If one corner of the triangle is removed by slicing off an equilateral triangle of side 2, find the perimeter of the remaining quadrilateral.

asked by Alex Sherrow on December 14, 2011
46. ## L.A 8TH

For each pair of shapes, decide whether they are congruent, similar, or neither. Choose the best answer. Congruent Similar Neither Two side-side-side triangles are shown. Each side of one triangle is equivalent to the corresponding side of the other

asked by BruteForce on January 17, 2018
47. ## geometry

In the figure shown (sorry no diagram, but description below), NK and ML are parallel, JN=10 feet, NK=14 feet, JL=22 feet, and ML=24. Find KL. Its a triangle with JN and NM on the left side and JK and KL on the right side. NK is a horizontal line in the

asked by shb on February 9, 2011
48. ## geometry

the side of a triangle are 7,16,18. find the longest side of a similar triangle whose shortest side is 7.5.

asked by Meagan on February 11, 2016
49. ## math

a rectangle with side of 6 cm and 5 cm has the same area as an isoceles triangle with base length 12 cm.find the altitude to the base of the triangle and side of the triangle

asked by dcs on July 21, 2016
50. ## algebra

The shorter side of a triangle is 5 inches less than the medium size side. The larger side is 12 inches more than the medium size side. If the perimeter of the triangle is 40 inches, find the size of each side of the triangle. Show your work

asked by Agnes on December 16, 2009
51. ## Math

The sides of a triangle are 6cm, 7cm, and 10cm. Find the length of the longest side of a similar triangle whose shortest side is 12cm

asked by Agnes Cuba on August 25, 2014
52. ## algebra

Two equal sides of a triangle are 1 metre more than half the third side. If the perimetre of the triangle is 22 meters find the lenth of its side.

asked by Anvay on October 5, 2016
53. ## math

the perimeter of a isosceles triangle is 28cm with side 4y=6y-2x+1 and base x+2y in cm, find x and y and state the length of the side of the triangle.

asked by precious on January 6, 2017
54. ## math

The lengths of the sides of a triangle are 13, 14 and 15 units. Find the shortest side of a similar triangle whose longest side is 21.

asked by Ana on July 9, 2015
55. ## math

If side of triangle are in the ratio 3:4:5 and its perimeter is 24 cm, find measure of each side of triangle. How to solve this Questions please show.

asked by Kamla Devi Public School on December 12, 2016
56. ## algebra

A triangle has a perimeter of 161 miles. The length of each of the two shorter sides of the triangle is two thirds the length of the longest side. Find the length of each side of the triangle.

asked by tor on September 15, 2014
57. ## math - trig/pythagoras

A piece of flat pastry is cut in the shape of a right-angled triangle. The longest side is 6b cm and the shortest is 2b cm a) Find the length of the third side. b) Prove that the area of the triangle is equal to 4√2b^2 cm^2.

asked by anonymous on January 15, 2018
58. ## Maths

The longest side of a triangle measures 267m if two angles are 37 and 48 find the shortest side of the triangle

asked by Israel on May 11, 2016
59. ## 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

asked by Aubrey on March 2, 2011
60. ## Geometry

In a triangle with integer side lengths, one side is three times as long as a second side, and the length of the third side is 15. What is the greatest possible perimeter of the triangle?

asked by itrixie on August 15, 2014
61. ## MATH

can we sketch a triangle with 1:2:3 side-length ratio???? Intuitively, no. Think about the angles of the triangle. If the sum of two sides is equal to the length of the last side, then the "triangle" is a straight line. But the question is, when i draw it

asked by Katrina on September 24, 2006
62. ## Trigonometry

Surveying A surveyor wishes to find the distance across a swamp. The bearing from A to B (Segment AB is opposite side of triangle) is N 32° W. The surveyor walks 50 meters from A to C, and at the point C the bearing to B is N 68° W. (Segment AC is

asked by AwesomeGuy on February 4, 2013
63. ## Math

The radius of this circle is one unit. Find the exact lengths of the legs in the right triangle if: Sides a is twice as long as side b. And Sides b is twice as long as side a. Basically the hypotenuse of this triangle is 1 and we are trying to use the

asked by David D. on December 12, 2015
64. ## Math Help Please

The radius of this circle is one unit. Find the exact lengths of the legs in the right triangle if: Sides a is twice as long as side b. And Sides b is twice as long as side a. Basically the hypotenuse of this triangle is 1 and we are trying to use the

asked by David on December 12, 2015
65. ## Math Help!

The radius of this circle is one unit. Find the exact lengths of the legs in the right triangle if: Sides a is twice as long as side b. And Sides b is twice as long as side a. Basically the hypotenuse of this triangle is 1 and we are trying to use the

asked by David on December 12, 2015
66. ## algebra 1

The perimeter of a triangle is 62 cm. If the second side is twice as long as the first side, and the third side is 12 cm longer than the second side, what is the length of the longest side of the triangle?

asked by veronica on April 21, 2011
67. ## Math

I NEED TO KNOW HOW TO DO THE WORK FOR THIS QUESTION!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Find the length of each side(triangle) first side-x second side-x+2 third side-x+3 Perimeter=35m "answer = 10m, 12m, 13m" ^^^^how do you get this???

asked by Ahri on March 23, 2017
68. ## geometry (check answers)

Determine whether you can construct many, one, or no triangle(s) with the given description. a) a triangle with angle measures of 50°, 70°, and 100° no b) a triangle with one angle measure of 60° and one 4-centimeter side no c) a scalene triangle with

asked by cade on April 10, 2016
69. ## Trig

If I have a triangle with the hypotenuse side as 7, and the opposite side as 3, how would I find the angle? (This is a right triangle.) ......III .....IIII .7..IIIII ...IIIIII..3 ..IIIIIII _IIIIIIII

asked by Jill on March 23, 2010
70. ## Math

Two equilateral triangles are sitting side-by-side. The length of one side of Triangle A is 5 ft. The sides of Triangle B are 3 times as long as those of Triangle A. How long is the length of one side of Triangle B?

asked by Patricia on January 29, 2015
71. ## math

two sides are equal other than third side perimiter of triangle is28 find each side of triangle

asked by vikram on September 13, 2018
72. ## math

One side of triangle is 10 centimetres, two angles next to that side are 30° and 60°. I need to find all three angle bisectors of triangle.

asked by eve on January 15, 2012

So there's a right angled triangle and it has another small triangle on the top and the right side is 10cm long (including the side of the small triangle). 10-x is bc. I know the base is 3+2xcm. [bc] is the same as [be]. [cd] is 3 cm more than twice the

asked by Crystal on August 20, 2017
74. ## Geometry

A triangle has side lengths 3in, 4in, and 6in. The longest side of a similar triangle is 15in. What is the length of the shortest side of the similar triangle?

asked by Ronnie on September 8, 2013
75. ## Math

The first side of a triangle is 7cm shorter than twice the length of the second side.The third side is 4cm longer than the first side. The perimeter is 80cm. Calculate the length of each side of this triangle.

asked by Cath on March 25, 2018
76. ## math

The perimeter of the isosceles triangle is 28 cm.and side a is equal to (x+2y) while side b is equal to (6y-2x+1) and side c is equal to 4y all in cm.find x and y and hence state the lengths of the side of the triangle

asked by dave on January 22, 2017
77. ## Algebra

A triangle has a perimeter of 32 inches. The medium side is 7 more than the short side, and the longest side is3 times the length of the shortest side. Find the shortest side.

asked by Keonn'a Tarvin on August 29, 2018
78. ## math

An art class is making a mural for their school which has a triangle drawn in the middle. The length of the bottom of the triangle is x. Another side is 10 more than four times the length of the bottom of the triangle. The last side is 3 more than the

asked by Anonymous on October 23, 2016
79. ## math

An art class is making a mural for their school which has a triangle drawn in the middle. The length of the bottom of the triangle is ( y + 4)Another side is 3 less than 2 times the length of the bottom of the triangle. The last side is 2 more than the

asked by Hermione on February 13, 2019
80. ## geometry

A triangle has side lengths of 3in, 4in, and 6in. The longest side of a similar triangle is 15 in. What is the length of the shortest side of the similar triangle?

asked by Anonymous on February 8, 2011
81. ## 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.

asked by Keonn'a Tarvin on August 29, 2018
82. ## Algebra

A triangle has a perimeter of 32 inches. The medium side is 7 more than the short side, and the longest side is 3 times the length of the shortest side. Find the shortest side. 32=s+m+l m=s+7 l=3s 32=s+m+l 32=s+s+7+3s 32=5s+7 -7 -7 25/5s=5s/5s 5=s

asked by Keonn'a Tarvin on August 29, 2018
83. ## ALGEBRA II

the perimeter of a triangle is 51 centimeters, the longest side is 1 centimeter less than the sum of the other two sides. twice the shortest is 11 centimeters less than the longest side. find the lengths of each side of the triangle.

asked by TRACI on August 28, 2011
84. ## IRSC

the sum of the lengths of any two sides of a triangle must be greater than the third side. If a triangle has one side that 17 inches and a second side that is 1 inch less than twice the thrid side, what are the possible lengths for the second and third

asked by Angela on September 11, 2011
85. ## Geometry

An equilateral triangle has side lengths of 10. If the consecutive midpoints of the triangle are joined, then find the perimeter of the new triangle that is formed

asked by Hannah on December 10, 2013
86. ## math

The lengths of the sides of a triangle are 4in.,14 in., and 16 in.If the longest side of a similar triangle measures 40 in., what is the length of the shortest side of this new triangle?

asked by Anonymous on November 9, 2010
87. ## Math

Classify the triangle by its sides. Triangle has side lengths of 15, 15, and 20. Scalene Triangle. Isosceles Triangle. Equilateral Triangle. Right Triangle.

asked by idk on May 14, 2019
88. ## MATHS-geometry

how do you draw an obtuse angle triangle, construct the perpendicular bisector of each side Draw a triangle with one angle greater then 90 degrees. Find the midpoint of each side. Then draw a perpendicular to each side at each midpoint. The three lines may

asked by NIcole on June 3, 2007
89. ## math

each side of equilateral triangle is 5 cm shorter than the side of square. the sum of the perimeters of the two figures is 251 cm. how long is each side of the triangle? solution pls.

asked by Seohyun on January 13, 2015
90. ## MATH!

To get from his high school to his home, Jamal travels 5.0 miles east and then 4.0 miles north. When Shelia goes to her home from the same high school she travels 8.0 miles east and 2.0 miles south. What is the measure of the shortest distance, to the

asked by megan on May 6, 2007
91. ## Math

1) Each side of a triangle is a different length. One side is 6, one side is more than 6, and one side is less than 6. The perimeter of the triangle could not be... a.13 b.18 c.22 d.24 2)Which of the following could not be the measures of two of the three

asked by Bell on July 29, 2015
92. ## calculus

The base of a triangle is on the x-axis, one side lies along the line y=3x, and the third side passes through the point (1,1). What is the slope of the third side if the area of the triangle is to be a minimum.

asked by Sribava on November 6, 2011
93. ## math

an isosceles triangle has perimeter of 15m. Find all integral possibilities for the lengths of the side in meters. Hint: the sum of the lengths of any two sides of a triangle must exceed the third side.

asked by emily on October 17, 2018
94. ## algebra

The perimeter of a triangle is 57in. The longest side is 13in. longer than the medium side, and the medium side is 7 in. more than the shortest side. find the length of each side of the triangle. The length of the longest side is ___in, the length of the

asked by Ernie on December 1, 2014
95. ## math (algerba 1)

Right Angle Triangle: side A ? side B 3 square root side C 2m How would i find side a

asked by Katea on March 12, 2013
96. ## Math

Find the length on each side of a triangle. Perimeter - 35m side 1 - x side 2 - x+2 side 3 - x+3

asked by thi on February 5, 2015
97. ## Math

Skip to the ending for a summary of answers, Please correct me if I'm wrong as I want to make sure everyone who sees this gets 100%, 1: Find the length of the missing side of the right triangle. [ 1 Point ] [ A-Leg: 8 cm | B-Leg: 15 cm ] A. 289 cm. B. 17

asked by Anon-Mouse on February 24, 2019
98. ## Math Help!

Look at the given triangles. Large triangle left side says 4x+2 top says 7x+7 bottom days 5x-4. Small triangle left side says x+3 top says 2x-5 and bottom says X+7. a. Write an expression in simplest form for the perimeter of each triangle. b. Write

asked by Castiel on May 3, 2018
99. ## algebra

angles of a triangle The second angle of a garden triangle is four times as large as the first. the third angle is 45 degrees less than the sum of the other two angles. find the measure of each angle. 15 x 4=60 x 3 = 180 side a=15 side b = 60 sIDE C = 3

asked by Jillian on August 24, 2014
100. ## Pre-algebra HELP ME PLEASE

A triangle has side lengths of (x+4), (4x-8), and (2x+8) units. If the perimeter of the triangle is at least 88units, what is the minimum length of each side of the triangle?

asked by Ashley on May 23, 2011