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kylemp1

  • 4 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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  1. across
    • 4 years ago
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    |dw:1317237891240:dw|

  2. helpingtutors
    • 4 years ago
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    perimeter is sum of all sides

  3. across
    • 4 years ago
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    kylemp1, does that drawing follow the description?

  4. helpingtutors
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    therefore 2x + x + x + 13 = 125 4x = 125-13 4x = 112 x = 28

  5. kylemp1
    • 4 years ago
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    I'm pretty sure, it just gives me the question, but no drawing

  6. helpingtutors
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    there fore dimension is x = 28 2x = 56 x+13 = 41

  7. kylemp1
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    so the shortest side is 28, the second side is 41, and the third is side is 51?

  8. across
    • 4 years ago
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    Look at the drawing and solve the equation\[(x)+(2x)+(x+13)=125.\]

  9. across
    • 4 years ago
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    Then check your answer with that of helpingtutors.

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