# How do you find the perimeter of an isosceles triangle whose base is 16 dm and whose height is 15 dm?

##### 1 Answer

Apr 14, 2018

By using the Pythagoras theorem

#### Explanation:

Draw the triangle first, The height is 15 and base is 16. Cut the triangle in half and you will end up with two triangles with a height of 15 and base of 8. Use the Pythagoras theorem and get the slant height.