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Posted by **byran** on Monday, October 12, 2009 at 12:28pm.

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**MathMate**, Monday, October 12, 2009 at 1:49pmAssuming "15cm squared." means 15 cm² (and not (15 cm)²).

Let

b=base of triangle

b(b-2)/2 = 15

solve for b (it's a quadratic equation).

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