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A flower bed is in the shape of a triangle with one side twice the length of the shortest side, and the third side is 13 feet more than the length of the shortest side. Find the dimensions if the perimeter is 125 feet
 3 years ago
A flower bed is in the shape of a triangle with one side twice the length of the shortest side, and the third side is 13 feet more than the length of the shortest side. Find the dimensions if the perimeter is 125 feet

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helpingtutors
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0perimeter is sum of all sides

across
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0kylemp1, does that drawing follow the description?

helpingtutors
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0therefore 2x + x + x + 13 = 125 4x = 12513 4x = 112 x = 28

kylemp1
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I'm pretty sure, it just gives me the question, but no drawing

helpingtutors
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0there fore dimension is x = 28 2x = 56 x+13 = 41

kylemp1
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so the shortest side is 28, the second side is 41, and the third is side is 51?

across
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Look at the drawing and solve the equation\[(x)+(2x)+(x+13)=125.\]

across
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Then check your answer with that of helpingtutors.
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