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anonymous
 one year ago
The area of the parallelogram shown is twentyfour millimeters squared. What is the perimeter?
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anonymous
 one year ago
The area of the parallelogram shown is twentyfour millimeters squared. What is the perimeter? Please show the work Here is a more visual picture of the problem http://prntscr.com/88xtrj

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jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1440553227664:dw

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0let b be the length of the base dw:1440553299702:dw

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0area of parallelogram = base*height so A = b*h 24 = b*8 ... plug in A = 24 and h = 8. now solve for b

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So whats the perimeter

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0what is b equal to?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Umm.... crud, I'm not sure

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0wait, do I do 24*b8 to find b?

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.08 times something = 24 what is that something?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I don't know... how do I find the something?

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I'm sorry, I'm just confused :(

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0try different numbers 8 times 1 = ?? 8 times 2 = ?? 8 times 3 = ?? etc etc

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes, so the base is 3 dw:1440553755801:dw

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0with ANY parallelogram, the opposite sides are congruent (ie equal) dw:1440553778132:dw

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0to find the perimeter, add up all of the sides

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the "8" is NOT one of the sides. So you don't add that to get the perimeter

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I added all of the sides up, and I got 30, is 30 correct?

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.030 is the perimeter, good
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