A parcel of land is in the shape of an isosceles triangle. The base has length 425 feet; the other sides, which are of equal length, meet at an angle of 39 degree. How long are the two equal side?

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- July 15th 2008, 07:36 PMnafitaI'm struggling with this question...Need Help!!!
A parcel of land is in the shape of an isosceles triangle. The base has length 425 feet; the other sides, which are of equal length, meet at an angle of 39 degree. How long are the two equal side?

- July 15th 2008, 08:51 PMTKHunny
Do you recall:

1) The base angles of an isosceles triangle are congruent?

2) The altitude perpendicular to the base bisects the apex angle and the base? - July 15th 2008, 08:55 PMmr fantastic