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

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  1. This is an Isoceles triangle whose base
    is 14 units long.

    (14/2)^2 + h^2 = (25)^2,
    h^2 = 625 - 49 = 576,
    h = 24 units.
    A = bh/2 = 14*24/2 = 168 sq. units.

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