anonymous
  • anonymous
The second side of a triangular deck is 5 feet longer than the shortest side and a third side that is 5 feet shorter than twice the length of the shortest side. If the perimeter of the deck is 60 feet, what is the length of the three sides
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triciaal
  • triciaal
let the middle = x longer = more so add = + twice the length = multiply by 2 shorter means less so subtract perimeter is the sum of the lengths all around the figure. for a triangle 3 sides perimeter the side 1 + side 2 + side 3 = given 60 I like to sketch it helps me to "see" better
triciaal
  • triciaal
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  • triciaal
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triciaal
  • triciaal
sorry had to make sure distinguish s for short from 5 so used y (x was already named the middle )
triciaal
  • triciaal
substitute to find the longest side as well.
anonymous
  • anonymous
What, your confusion g me I have no idea what your talking about bit thanks for trying to help
anonymous
  • anonymous
That's confusing
triciaal
  • triciaal
well you need to read.
triciaal
  • triciaal
I changed the s in the diagram to y and even wrote it out!.
triciaal
  • triciaal
what are you confused about so I can clear it up for you?
anonymous
  • anonymous
Thank you for your help but I don't need the rudeness
triciaal
  • triciaal
what exactly do you mean by rudeness? I only told you to read and let me know what you are still confused about so I can clear it up.

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