The perimeter of an equilateral triangle is 42 cm and the perimeter of a square is 48 cm. How much larger is the side of the triangle than the side of the square?
1. Determine the length of the side of an equilateral triangle:
42: 3 = 14 cm;
2. Determine the length of the side of the square:
48: 4 = 12 cm;
3. Determine how many centimeters the side of the equilateral triangle is larger than the side of the square:
14 – 12 = 2 cm.
Answer: the side of the equilateral triangle is 2 centimeters larger than the side of the square.
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