Posted by sweetangle on .
a traffic sign is in the shape of an isosceles triangle. each of the equal sides is 5in.longer than tice the base.if the perimeter is 80in., find the length of the base?
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prealgebra 
bobpursley,
SEcond remark: Use reply below.
First. Perimeter= b+L+L
Perimeter=b+5+b + 5 + b
you are given perimeter , solve for b, the base 
prealgebra 
sweetangle,
am i replying

prealgebra 
DrBob222,
Yes, you replied.

prealgebra 
sweetangel,
oh ok ty drBob222. in order to solve this problem do i use the formula isosceles? and thank you so much for helping me!