Perimeter of an Isosceles Triangle
The perimeter of an isosceles triangle is obtained as the addition of the three sides of the triangle. Having two equal sides, the perimeter is twice the repeated side (a) plus the different side (b).
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Note. Courtesy of the author: José María Pareja Marcano. Chemist. Seville, Spain.
Being an isosceles triangle with two equal sides, a=3 cm and a different side of b=2 cm.
What is its perimeter?
To calculate this perimeter we add the repeated side multiplied by two plus the unequal side, i.e.:
It is obtained that the isosceles triangle’s perimeter is 8 cm.
AUTHOR: Bernat Requena Serra