Question 9714: The first side of a triangle is 8 meters shorter than the second side. The third side is 4 times as long as the first side. The perimeter is 26 meters. Find the length of each side. Answer by CharStar(110) (Show Source):
You can put this solution on YOUR website! You will not get an even answer with the problem.
The perimeter of a triangle is
1st side is = x-8
2nd side is = x
3rd side is = 4(x-8)
Equations - x-8+x+4(X-8)=28
x = Does is not an equal number.
I hope that gives you a little help.