# Thread: perimeter of a triangle?? huh??

1. ## perimeter of a triangle?? huh??

what is the peimeter of a triangle which sides measure 6, 8, and 10 inches? all this stuff is giving me a headache!

2. Originally Posted by nikkivue
what is the peimeter of a triangle which sides measure 6, 8, and 10 inches? all this stuff is giving me a headache!
The perimeter of an area is the sum of all of its sides, so in this situation the perimeter is $6+8+10=24$.

3. Originally Posted by nikkivue
what is the peimeter of a triangle which sides measure 6, 8, and 10 inches? all this stuff is giving me a headache!