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Two equal sides of a triangle are each 5 metres less than third side.if the perimeter of the triangle is 55 metres, find the length of its sides

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Given perimeter=55

X+(x-5)+(x-5)=55

3x-10=55

3x=65

X=65/3

X=21.67(approx.)

Therefore, three sides are 21.67m, 16.67m and 16.67m

equal sides = 'x-5' each

=>x+x-5+x-5 = 55

=>3x-10=55

=>3x-=65

=>x=65/3

=>x=21.67

equal sides=16.67