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September 23, 2014

September 23, 2014

Posted by **Barb** on Sunday, January 13, 2013 at 5:28am.

Please explain the process, thanks in advance.

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**Reiny**, Sunday, January 13, 2013 at 8:53amthe base must be x-2 by x-2

(x-2)^2 = 144

x-2 = ±√144 = ±12 , but obviously x must be positive

x-2=12

so the base should be 14 by 14

make a sketch to verify.

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