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The sides and classifications of a triangle are given below. The length of the longest side is the integer given. What value(s) of x make the triangle?
x,x, 8; right
Please provide an explanation as well.
Thank you.

Rae 
Steve,
apparently you want the legs equal, in which case
x^2+x^2 = 8^2
2x^2 = 64
x^2 = 32
x = √32 = 4√2