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January 28, 2015

Posted by **Heaven** on Saturday, June 15, 2013 at 11:00pm.

- Math, not Summer Creek -
**Reiny**, Sunday, June 16, 2013 at 9:31am2x + y = 38 -----> y = 38-2x

the base is 8 inches shorter than the length of a leg

y = x-8

x-8 = 38-2x

3x = 46**x = 46/3 inches**

then y = 38 - 92/3 = 22/3 inches

check:

perimeter = 2x+y = 92/3+22/3 = 38

difference between leg and base

= 46/3 - 22/3 = 8

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