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 2 years ago
Please help! The perimeter of a triangle is 39 inches. If the length of the shortest side is 1/2 the length of the longest side, and the length of the third side is 1 less the length of the longest side, what is the length of each side?
If x is the shortest side and y is the longest side, one equation is...?
 2 years ago
Please help! The perimeter of a triangle is 39 inches. If the length of the shortest side is 1/2 the length of the longest side, and the length of the third side is 1 less the length of the longest side, what is the length of each side? If x is the shortest side and y is the longest side, one equation is...?

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LifeIsADangerousGame
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2This belongs in the math section...

thechocoluver445
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1lol. set up an equation. shortest side  x longest side  2x middle side  (2x1) x+2x+2x1 = 39 5x1 = 39 5x=40 x=8 So the shortest side is 8, the longest side is 16, and the middle side is 15. Hope this helps (:
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