Got Homework?
Connect with other students for help. It's a free community.
Here's the question you clicked on:
 0 viewing
spidergirl51
Group Title
An isosceles triangle has a base of m and sides of m + 3. What simplified expression can be used to find the perimeter of the triangle?
 2 years ago
 2 years ago
spidergirl51 Group Title
An isosceles triangle has a base of m and sides of m + 3. What simplified expression can be used to find the perimeter of the triangle?
 2 years ago
 2 years ago

This Question is Closed

spidergirl51 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
help! any body some good in algebra 1
 2 years ago

spidergirl51 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
can you guys write the steps and how you got the ansewr
 2 years ago

gallaxhar Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
((m+3)*2)+m=P ?
 2 years ago

gallaxhar Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I'm not sure though
 2 years ago

psi9epsilon Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
PERIMETER is sum OF ALL SIDES
 2 years ago

psi9epsilon Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
So if sides are m, and m+3 and m+3 sum is 3m+6
 2 years ago

spidergirl51 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yea so um idk this is algebra its in equalities i think
 2 years ago

psi9epsilon Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
which is your perimeter
 2 years ago

spidergirl51 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yea so what do i do first
 2 years ago

psi9epsilon Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
dw:1351133317407:dw
 2 years ago

spidergirl51 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
u sure?
 2 years ago

psi9epsilon Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
dw:1351133370366:dw
 2 years ago

psi9epsilon Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yes very sure, do you want to find the perimeter or AREA ?, REMEBER PERIMETER IS ALWAYS the SUM of all sides
 2 years ago

spidergirl51 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
its the perimeter i need to find
 2 years ago

gallaxhar Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so my formula ((m+3)*2+m)=P works too :)
 2 years ago

psi9epsilon Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yes so thats correct, perimeter is m+ m+3 + m+3 = 3m+6
 2 years ago

spidergirl51 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i combined the liked terms and i got 3m+6
 2 years ago

psi9epsilon Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
you are correct
 2 years ago

spidergirl51 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
then i divide it by 3 m on both sides which get m=2
 2 years ago

spidergirl51 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
right or wrong?
 2 years ago

psi9epsilon Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
why do you want to divide, you just need the perimeter , P= 3m+6 are you supposed to find the value of m, and do you have the value of perimeter given?
 2 years ago

gallaxhar Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
spider, "m" is a variable  it has no number except the one you, or your textbook or teacher give it, if they didn't give you a number for Perimeter variable, or m, then it's just m
 2 years ago

spidergirl51 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
oh okay thanks C:
 2 years ago
See more questions >>>
Your question is ready. Sign up for free to start getting answers.
spraguer
(Moderator)
5
→ View Detailed Profile
is replying to Can someone tell me what button the professor is hitting...
23
 Teamwork 19 Teammate
 Problem Solving 19 Hero
 Engagement 19 Mad Hatter
 You have blocked this person.
 ✔ You're a fan Checking fan status...
Thanks for being so helpful in mathematics. If you are getting quality help, make sure you spread the word about OpenStudy.