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  • one year ago

The measures of the sides of a triangle are 2x + 3, 8x – 4, and Write an expression that describes the perimeter of the triangle.

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    is the question written exactly like this

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    no its longer it was apart of a word problem i have done everything and i cannot figure this out....

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    hello?

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    well we need the whole question to answer

  5. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    thats what its asking the rest of its talking about a boy named johnny and thats what he wants to know

  6. alekos
    • one year ago
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    is this a right angled triangle?

  7. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    it does not say

  8. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    the question only lists 2 sides?

  9. alekos
    • one year ago
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    you've only provided the length of two sides. do you have the third?

  10. anonymous
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    i dont have the 3rd i guess thats what we have to figure out

  11. alekos
    • one year ago
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    well then i dont think its possible to work out the third side given only two sides

  12. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    nothing like this? http://openstudy.com/study#/updates/535497cee4b099894ae1b55e

  13. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    yes thats what it looks like its just not in a word problem but all the answer choices match up

  14. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    does your question have x^2 though?

  15. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    yes

  16. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    ok so you gotta add the three equations because thats how you find perimeter

  17. alekos
    • one year ago
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    so the third side is x^2. how about that!!

  18. anonymous
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    combine like terms when you add the equations

  19. anonymous
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    ohhhhhhhhhhhhh that helps thank you so much guys!!!! (;

  20. anonymous
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    no problem :)

  21. anonymous
    • one year ago
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