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# How to find the perimeter of this figure?

For some reason this seemingly easy problem confuses me. The only possible answer I could think of is C, but I'm not sure if I'm correct, please help!

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• 2 months ago

P = (26 + 15) + 41 + 15 + 15 = 112 m answer//

Answer is [C] 112 m

• 2 months ago

One trick would be to flip the two segments in the upper left and you'd have a rectangle that was 41 m wide and 15 m high, with no change in perimeter.

P = 2(41 + 15)

P = 2(56)

P = 112 m

• 2 months ago

The perimeter of this figure is not solvable as the diagram is faulty.

• Lôn
Lv 7
2 months agoReport

Look again...the two vertical sides add up to 15 and the horizontal one is 41.

• 2 months ago

If it says parallel-o-gram

=2(41+15)=112

C. 112m

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• 2 months ago

41+15+41+15 = 112  (Answer C)

• sepia
Lv 7
2 months ago

The perimeter of the given figure:

41*2 + ?

• Vaman
Lv 7
2 months ago

None above because the length of the left hand side is not given.

• David
Lv 7
2 months ago

It is C = 112 m because the left hand dimensions must add up to 15 m and the base dimension is 41 m

• Lôn
Lv 7
2 months ago

You know know for certain 26 + 15 + 15 + 41. The other two unknown sides add up to 15 so the perimeter is 112.

C is the answer.

• RR
Lv 7
2 months ago

If you look at the diagram, you can see that the top left hand corner could be "flipped" and you would have a simple rectangle with exactly the same perimeter.

The perimeter would be:

15 + 15 + (26 + 15) + (26 + 15)

= 30 + 41 + 41

= 112