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The perimeter of an isosceles triangle is at least 56 inches. The base is twice the length of one of the sides of equal measurement of the isosceles triangle. What is the least possible value of the base of the triangle?

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  1. 2*x + 2x >= 56
    solve for 2x

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  2. This is either a typo or a trick question
    If the equal sides add up to the length of the base, it is not a triangle but a line.
    a = 56/4 = 14 minimum
    base = 14+14 = 28 at least
    because if the perimeter is >56 then the base can be longer.

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