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The perimeter of an isosceles triangle is . The length of each congruent side is more than the length of its base. Find the lengths of all the sides.

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Let the congruent sides of an isosceles be .
Let the base of the isosceles be
According to the 1st condition,

According to the 2nd condition

Solving equation (1) and (2)


By substituting in equation (1)

The length of the sides of a are and .

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