# isosceles triangle. perimeter= 36, altitude= 6. find lengths

• March 29th 2008, 11:37 AM
polakio92
isosceles triangle. perimeter= 36, altitude= 6. find lengths
find the lengths of the sides of an isosceles triangle if the perimeter is 36 and the altitude to the base is 6.
• March 29th 2008, 01:35 PM
Peritus
$
\begin{gathered}
2s + b = 36 \hfill \\
6^2 + \left( {\frac{b}
{2}} \right)^2 = s^2 \hfill \\
\end{gathered}$

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