Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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Chapter 10 - Geometry - 10.3 Polygons, Perimeter, and Tessellations - Exercise Set 10.3: 13

Answer

perimeter = $28$ yards

Work Step by Step

RECALL: (1) The perimeter of a polygon is equal to the sum of the lengths of all its sides. (2) The opposite sides of a rectangle have equal lengths. This means that the two unknown side lengths are 6 yd and 8 yd. Add the lengths of all the sides to find the perimeter: perimeter = $6+6+8+8= 28$ yd
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