# The perimeter of a triangle is 465cm. The length of the sides are consecutive integers. How do you find the length of the smallest side?

Feb 17, 2016

the smallest side is 154cm long

#### Explanation:

$n + \left(n + 1\right) + \left(n + 2\right) = 465$

$3 n = 465 - 3$

$n = \frac{462}{3}$

$n = 154$