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Question

# The perimeter of an isosceles triangle is 14 meters. The length of one side is 4 meters. The lengths of the other two sides are equal. Find the lengths of the other two sides.

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Let each of the equal side be equal to $x$, then the equation for perimeter of the triangle becomes:

$\begin{equation*} x+x+4=14 \end{equation*}$

Simplify:

$\begin{equation*} 2x+4=14 \end{equation*}$

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