# Find the side lengths

• June 10th 2009, 04:39 PM
ohhhxlex
Find the side lengths
A triangle’s perimeter is 84. It’s lengths are consecutive. What are it’s side lengths? Write & solve an equation.
• June 10th 2009, 04:50 PM
VonNemo19
$s_1+(s_1+1)+(s_1+2)=84$

You got the rest!(Wink)
• June 10th 2009, 04:51 PM
TheEmptySet
Quote:

Originally Posted by ohhhxlex
A triangle’s perimeter is 84. It’s lengths are consecutive. What are it’s side lengths? Write & solve an equation.

What have you tried? How would we start ? Here is a hint.

IF one side has length x what are the lengths of the other two sides?