# The longer leg of a right triangle is 3 inches more than 3 times the length of the shorter leg. The area of the triangle is 84 square inches. How do you find the perimeter of a right triangle?

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Oct 19, 2015

#### Answer:

P = 56 square inches.

#### Explanation:

See figure below for better understanding.

Solving the quadratic equation:

So,