##### Word Problem - Perimeters

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The perimeter of an equilateral triangle is 7 inches more than the perimeter of a square, and the side of the triangle is 5 inches longer than the side of the square. Find the side of the triangle. (Hint: An equilateral triangle has three sides the same length.)

Sep 14th, 2015

Let x represent he side of the triangle in inches
Then x - 5 represents the side of the square in inches
3x = 7 + 4(x - 5) .

Sep 14th, 2015

Thank you very much!! You have helped me out a ton.

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Sep 14th, 2015

A golden rectangle is a rectangle whose length is approximately 1.6 times its width.  Mike would like to plant a rectangular garden in the shape of a golden rectangle. If he has  182 feet of fencingâ€‹ available, find the dimensions of the garden.

Sep 14th, 2015

post it

Sep 14th, 2015

Ok next time I will. I actually figured this one out.

Sep 14th, 2015

ok

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