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## kaiteDID 3 years ago Use the three steps to solve the problem. The length of the base of an isosceles triangle is 4 inches less than the length of one of the two equal sides of the triangles. If the perimeter is 32, find the three sides of the triangle. Place in order from smallest to largest numbers.

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1. ajprincess

Let the length of the base be x. Then the lengths of the other two sides be will be equal to x+4 each. Perimeter=Sum f lengths of the sides 32=x+x+4+x+4 32=3x+8 Can u find x @kaiteDID?

2. kaiteDID

5

3. ajprincess

Hmm no. 1.Subtract 8 both sides. 2.Divide by 3 both sides. Then u will get the right answer. Can u do it?

4. kaiteDID

8

5. ajprincess

yup right:). Nw can u find other sides?

6. kaiteDID

12?

7. ajprincess

yup right:)

8. kaiteDID

you a really good at this i think i am getting a little bit better at this tank you so much

9. kaiteDID

thank*

10. ajprincess

yw:) Glad to knw that u r getting better in this:)

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