Posted by **Anonymous** on Monday, March 7, 2011 at 5:28pm.

Find the length of the altitude to the base of an isosceles triangle if the length of one leg is 17 and the base is 16.

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**Damon**, Monday, March 7, 2011 at 5:30pm
8^2 + h^2 = 17^2

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