Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281140
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-114-9

Chapter 3 - Solving Inequalities - 3-4 Solving Multi-Step Inequalities - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises: 16

Answer

The length of the remaining side is up to 2 inches.

Work Step by Step

perimeter ≤12 Substitute the given side length in the formula for perimeter. Let s be the length of the unknown side. 2(5)+s≤12 ⟶ multiply 10+s≤12 ⟶ subtract 10 from both sides 10+s−10≤12−10 ⟶ simplify s≤2
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