Posted by Ck on Wednesday, September 21, 2011 at 11:28pm.
Two sides of a triangle are equal. The third side is 5 inches longer than the one with equal sides. What is the length of the equal sides if the perimeter is 32 inches?

geometry  tchrwill, Thursday, September 22, 2011 at 9:51am
If X is one of the two equal sides, the given data tells you that
X + X + (X + 5) = 32
Your turn.