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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
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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
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helpingtutorsBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
perimeter is sum of all sides
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acrossBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
kylemp1, does that drawing follow the description?
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helpingtutorsBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
therefore 2x + x + x + 13 = 125 4x = 12513 4x = 112 x = 28
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kylemp1Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I'm pretty sure, it just gives me the question, but no drawing
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helpingtutorsBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
there fore dimension is x = 28 2x = 56 x+13 = 41
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kylemp1Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so the shortest side is 28, the second side is 41, and the third is side is 51?
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acrossBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Look at the drawing and solve the equation\[(x)+(2x)+(x+13)=125.\]
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acrossBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Then check your answer with that of helpingtutors.
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