Quantcast

A community for students. Sign up today!

Here's the question you clicked on:

55 members online
  • 0 replying
  • 0 viewing

kay05

  • 3 years ago

the shortest side of a triangle is 7 inches shorter than the longest side. The middle side is twice as long as the short side. Find the length of all three sides if the perimeter is 31 inches.

  • This Question is Closed
  1. a123
    • 3 years ago
    Best Response
    You've already chosen the best response.
    Medals 0

    longest side: L shortest side: L - 7 middle side: 2(L - 7) L + (L-7) + 2(L - 7) = 31 L + L - 7 + 2L - 14 = 31 4L - 21 = 31 4L = 52 L = 13 CHECK: Longest side: 13 Shortest side: 13 - 7 = 6 Middle side: 2(13 - 7) = 2(6) = 12 13 + 12 + 6 = 31

  2. Not the answer you are looking for?
    Search for more explanations.

    • Attachments:

Ask your own question

Ask a Question
Find more explanations on OpenStudy

Your question is ready. Sign up for free to start getting answers.

spraguer (Moderator)
5 → View Detailed Profile

is replying to Can someone tell me what button the professor is hitting...

23

  • Teamwork 19 Teammate
  • Problem Solving 19 Hero
  • You have blocked this person.
  • ✔ You're a fan Checking fan status...

Thanks for being so helpful in mathematics. If you are getting quality help, make sure you spread the word about OpenStudy.

This is the testimonial you wrote.
You haven't written a testimonial for Owlfred.