# SOLUTION: A right triangle has legs of 5 and x+2 and a hypotenuse of length x+3. What is the perimeter of the triangle?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Triangles Question 369257: A right triangle has legs of 5 and x+2 and a hypotenuse of length x+3. What is the perimeter of the triangle?Found 2 solutions by acalgebra, Alan3354:Answer by acalgebra(30)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!This right triangle uses the lengths of a common Pythagorean triple: 5, 12, and 13. x=10, so the perimeter is: 5+(10)+2+(10)+3 15+12+3 15+15 30 perimeter=30 Remember to include units in your answer! Answer by Alan3354(30993)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!5+(10)+2+(10)+3 15+12+3 **** +13, not +3 P = 40 --------------- 15+15 30 perimeter=30