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    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.
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    <br />
\begin{gathered}<br />
  2s + b = 36 \hfill \\<br />
  6^2  + \left( {\frac{b}<br />
{2}} \right)^2  = s^2  \hfill \\ <br />
\end{gathered}

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