Mathematics
dylanmargolis
2015-11-01 08:17:51
A wire is first bent into the shape of a rectangle with width 5in and length 13in. Then the wire is unbent and reshaped into a triangle. If each side of the triangle has equal length, what is this length?
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Hazel80
2015-11-01 11:47:05

Total length of the wire = 2*13 + 2*5 = 26 + 10 = 36 in. so length of each side of the triangle would be 36/3  = 12 ins.

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