## The perimeter of a triangle is 79.75 inches. The second side of the triangle is half as big as the first side. The third side is 7.25 inches

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## Answers ( No )

Let the second side be x inches long, Then:-

first side = 2x and third side = 2x + 7.25 inches long.

therefore:- x + 2x + 2x + 7.25 = 79.75

5x = 79.75 – 7.25 = 72.50

x = 72.50 / 5

=

14.5insSo longest side = 2x + 7.25

= 14.5 *2 + 7.25

=

36.25inches (answer).