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imilee

  • 3 years ago

What is the perimeter of the following polygon? 50 units 48 units 47 units 46 units

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  1. lgbasallote
    • 3 years ago
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    have you tried adding all the sides? perimeter means sum of all sides..

  2. imilee
    • 3 years ago
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  3. lgbasallote
    • 3 years ago
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    |dw:1339668880511:dw| if 16 is the base that means the two smaller lines are 8 each

  4. lgbasallote
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    |dw:1339668933137:dw|

  5. lgbasallote
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    now use pythagorean theorem to find x \[x = \sqrt{15^2 + 8^2}\] \[x = \sqrt{225 + 64}\] do you have a calculator? i dont

  6. imilee
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    no i dont im sorry

  7. waterineyes
    • 3 years ago
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    x = 17..

  8. lgbasallote
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    it seems \[x = \sqrt{289}\] \[x = 17\] i remembered lol

  9. waterineyes
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    Perimeter is : 50

  10. lgbasallote
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    |dw:1339669078571:dw| now add 17 + 17 + 16

  11. lgbasallote
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    are you sure about that @waterineyes ? why don't you back your answers up /:)

  12. lgbasallote
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    do you get the solution @imilee ?

  13. imilee
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    No, i have no clue how to

  14. lgbasallote
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    how to what? how to add 17 + 17 + 16?

  15. waterineyes
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    Sorry, lgbasallote what do you mean by why you back your answers up??

  16. lgbasallote
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    i meant don't just give answers...back them up with solutions ;)

  17. waterineyes
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    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..

  18. imilee
    • 3 years ago
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    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 :)

  19. lgbasallote
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    for future note i think it's best if the askers get the answers by themselves ;) answers usually distract them from the solution

  20. lgbasallote
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    @imilee how 17 was got is pretty important too ;)

  21. waterineyes
    • 3 years ago
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    ok i will take care of it...

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