Can anyone help me find the lengths of the sides of this isosceles triangle?

Help is appreciated.

Thanks.

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- Feb 2nd 2008, 10:12 PMfunky_monkPerimeter of isosceles triangle
Can anyone help me find the lengths of the sides of this isosceles triangle?

Help is appreciated.

Thanks. - Feb 2nd 2008, 10:41 PMmr fantastic
Get a right-triangle by drawing a perpendicular line from the vertex to the 8cm side.

Use Pythag to get the length of the hypotenuse of this right-triangle.

This is also the length of the other two sides of your triangle. Now you know the lengths of the three sides of your triangle.