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Posted by **Rocio** on Monday, September 29, 2008 at 7:01pm.

The perimeter of an isosceles triangle is 36cm, and the area is 60cm. The length of the base is 3cm less than the length of a leg. Find the length of each side.

- ASAP math -
**PsyDAG**, Tuesday, September 30, 2008 at 10:09amLet X = length of one of the legs.

Perimeter = 2X + (X - 3) = 36

3X = 39

X = 13

Check by inserting that value into the formula for the area.

I hope this helps. Thanks for asking.

- ASAP math -
**dezmond**, Saturday, February 14, 2009 at 4:48pmx= 13

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