anonymous
  • anonymous
A certain triangle has a perimeter of 3082 mi. The shortest side measures 71 mi less than the middle side and the longest side measures 372 mi. more than the middle side. Find the measure of the three sides.
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DDCamp
  • DDCamp
Let's set up a few equations. We'll use m for the length of the middle side, s for the length of the short side and l for the length of the longest side. Using these 3 variables, what would be an equation to find the perimeter?
anonymous
  • anonymous
y=mx+b?
mathstudent55
  • mathstudent55
The perimeter is the sum of the lengths of the sides.

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triciaal
  • triciaal
do you need more help? best response already given
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triciaal
  • triciaal
the perimeter is the sum of the lengths all around. review the sketch. solve for m the middle length then substitute back in the expressions to find the other lengths
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  • triciaal
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