Posted by **kayla ** on Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at 3:46pm.

okay so I have to work out this problem for school work and I don't understand it. the problem is : if the perimeter of an isosceles triangle is 2x + 10, what is the length of one of the congruent sides ?

PLEASE HELP ME !

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**Damon**, Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at 4:42pm
well, if sides are both x and the base is 10 then the perimeter is 2 x + 10

so the sides are x, period, no more can be said.

If it were equilateral, then every side would be 10

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