   Chapter 8.2, Problem 2E 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 parallelogram 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 height of the provided parallelogram hit the base at the point E.

In parallelogram, opposite sides are parallel and equal.

Now consider the right triangle ABE,

It is observed from the triangle that AE=6 in. and BE=8 in

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