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selenab
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The lengths of the sides of a triangle form three consecutive odd numbers. The perimeter is 21 centimeters. What is the length of the longest side?
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selenab Group Title
The lengths of the sides of a triangle form three consecutive odd numbers. The perimeter is 21 centimeters. What is the length of the longest side?
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selenab Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i had 7 and they said it was wrong.
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funinabox Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
well, all this question is asking is "what consecutive odd numbers add up to 21? and what is the largest digit?"
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funinabox Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
for instance, 3+5+7 does not equal 21, therefore it can't be 7 7+9+11 does not equal 21, so it can't be 11 however, there is a sequence of odd numbers that includes 7, that equals 21.
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bhaskarbabu Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
it was 9
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bhaskarbabu Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
5+7+9=21
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03453660 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
5+7+9 is the answer
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03453660 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
longest side = 9
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