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find the area of a triangle where sides are 25, 25 and 14

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    Isoceles triangle because two sides are equal
    find altitude from 14 base
    7^2 + h^2 = 25^2
    h^2 = 625 - 49
    h = 24
    base = 14
    altitude = 24
    area = (1/2)(14)(24)

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