In an isoceles triangle ,the length of an equal side exceeds that of base by 4.5cm. The perimeter of triangle is 34.5 cm. Find length of sides of triangle.

Asked by monikatyagi3905 | 25th Aug, 2019, 04:06: PM

Expert Answer:

Let the base of an isosceles triangle be x cm.
Hence, equal sides of an isosceles triangle is x + 4.5 each.
The perimeter of triangle is 34.5 cm
x + x + 4.5 + x + 4.5 = 34.5
3x + 9 = 34.5
3x = 25.5
x = 8.5
The base of an isosceles triangle is 8.5 cm and equal sides are 13 cm each.

Answered by Sneha shidid | 26th Aug, 2019, 10:03: AM