   Chapter 8.2, Problem 1E Elementary Geometry For College St...

7th Edition
Alexander + 2 others
ISBN: 9781337614085

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Chapter
Section Elementary Geometry For College St...

7th Edition
Alexander + 2 others
ISBN: 9781337614085
Textbook Problem

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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