   Chapter 8.2, Problem 1E ### Elementary Geometry for College St...

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Daniel C. Alexander + 1 other
ISBN: 9781285195698

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Section ### Elementary Geometry for College St...

6th Edition
Daniel C. Alexander + 1 other
ISBN: 9781285195698
Textbook Problem
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# In Exercises 1 to 8, find the perimeter of each polygon. To determine

To Find:

Perimeter of the triangle provided.

Explanation

Formula Used:

The perimeter of a polygon is the sum of the lengths of all sides of the polygon.

Pythagorean theorem for the right angle triangle ABC for the hypotenuse AC,

AC2=AB2+BC2.

Calculation:

Let the vertices of the provided triangle be A, B and C with the hypotenuse AC.

It is observed from the provided triangle that AB=5 in. and BC=12 in.

Applying the Pythagorean theorem,

AC2=AB2+BC2

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