# SOLUTION: An isoceles triangle has a perimeter of 45cm. Its equal sides each measure 6cm longer than the base. How long is the base of the triangle?

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Geometry Word Problems Question 149348: An isoceles triangle has a perimeter of 45cm. Its equal sides each measure 6cm longer than the base. How long is the base of the triangle?Answer by jojo14344(1512)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!Let "s"= 2 equal sides, and "b' = base Since the sides are 6cm longer than the base, "s= b+6" For the perimeter, we get the measurements of 2 equal sides + the base, ----------- > , base of the triangle FYI, the sides will be ----> , 2 equal sides To check, Thank you Jojo