# the lengths of the sides of a triangle are x, 2x + 1, 5x + 4 inches. if the perimeter is 53 inches, then the value of x is

(solve for x)

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the lengths of the sides of a triangle are x, 2x + 1, 5x + 4 inches. if the perimeter is 53 inches,...

x=6

Step-by-step explanation: The formula to get the perimeter of trianfle is P = a+b+c.If P=5, a=x,b=2x+1,c=5x+4.Then

53= x + 2x +1 + 5x +4

53-1-4 = 8x

1/8(48) =(8x)1/8

6=x