I do not know how to solve for the sides in an isosceles triangle with perpendicular bisectors. All help will be greatly appreciated

Hi Arlene;

As you probably already know, an isosceles triangle is a triangle in which two sides are equal. Perpendicular bisectors BF and FD share the point F. To resolve this with the information given, I must assume that F is on the non-equal side, and B is on one equal side, whereas D is on the other equal side. If this is true, then BF=BD.

5x+7=3x+16

2x=9

x=4.5

BF=5x+7

BF=[5(4.5)]+7

BF=22.5+7=29.5

Please let me know if you have any additional information.