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What is the perimeter of the following polygon?
50 units
48 units
47 units
46 units
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What is the perimeter of the following polygon? 50 units 48 units 47 units 46 units
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lgbasalloteBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
have you tried adding all the sides? perimeter means sum of all sides..
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lgbasalloteBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
dw:1339668880511:dw if 16 is the base that means the two smaller lines are 8 each
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lgbasalloteBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
dw:1339668933137:dw
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lgbasalloteBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
now use pythagorean theorem to find x \[x = \sqrt{15^2 + 8^2}\] \[x = \sqrt{225 + 64}\] do you have a calculator? i dont
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lgbasalloteBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
it seems \[x = \sqrt{289}\] \[x = 17\] i remembered lol
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lgbasalloteBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
dw:1339669078571:dw now add 17 + 17 + 16
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lgbasalloteBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
are you sure about that @waterineyes ? why don't you back your answers up /:)
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lgbasalloteBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
do you get the solution @imilee ?
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imileeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
No, i have no clue how to
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lgbasalloteBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
how to what? how to add 17 + 17 + 16?
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waterineyesBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Sorry, lgbasallote what do you mean by why you back your answers up??
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lgbasalloteBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
i meant don't just give answers...back them up with solutions ;)
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waterineyesBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
You are giving the solutions, so I thought I can give answers so that it becomes easy for the person who has asked the question..
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imileeBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
SO the answer is 50...... ok all you guys had to say is what i needed to doooo..... 17+17+16. Thank for helping you two :)
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lgbasalloteBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
for future note i think it's best if the askers get the answers by themselves ;) answers usually distract them from the solution
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lgbasalloteBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
@imilee how 17 was got is pretty important too ;)
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waterineyesBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ok i will take care of it...
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