# SOLUTION: The sides of a triangle have measures of x, x, and y, and the perimeter of the triangle is 46. The measure y is 4 centimeters longer than the measure x. Write two equations which r

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Points-lines-and-rays Question 509197: The sides of a triangle have measures of x, x, and y, and the perimeter of the triangle is 46. The measure y is 4 centimeters longer than the measure x. Write two equations which represent the two sentences. Solve the system you wrote for this using any technique. Answer by solver91311(17059)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website! You can take it from there. Of course this all assumes that the perimeter is 46 centimeters. If the perimeter is measured in any other units, all bets are off and you cannot solve this problem with the information given. John My calculator said it, I believe it, that settles it