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anonymous
 3 years ago
HELP! Need this in less than 2 hours!
"The perimeter of an equilateral triangle is 15 inches more than the perimeter of a square, and the side of the triangle is 7 inches longer than the side of the square. Find the side of the triangle. (Hint: an equilateral triangle has three sides the same lenght)"
I'm terrible with word problems. How can I solve this!? My homework is due in an hour and a half!
anonymous
 3 years ago
HELP! Need this in less than 2 hours! "The perimeter of an equilateral triangle is 15 inches more than the perimeter of a square, and the side of the triangle is 7 inches longer than the side of the square. Find the side of the triangle. (Hint: an equilateral triangle has three sides the same lenght)" I'm terrible with word problems. How can I solve this!? My homework is due in an hour and a half!

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baldymcgee6
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1358912917241:dw

baldymcgee6
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0there are your two equations, now solve the system

baldymcgee6
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1358913096626:dw

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I also need to know how to turn the word problem into an equation if possible :o

baldymcgee6
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0those ARE your equations.

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0sorry, my computer was lagging while I was typing that and I didn't see that :P

baldymcgee6
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0that's okay, now just solve the system of equations
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