Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321955048
ISBN 13: 978-0-32195-504-3

Chapter 9 - Section 9.2 - Perimeter - Exercise Set - Page 622: 51


The distance around the figure is 84 ft

Work Step by Step

To find the distance around the figure we need to find the perimeter. The total height and width of the notched side is equal to the height and width of the straight sides. Use the lengths of the straight sides to compute the perimeter. Perimeter = 20 + 20 + 22 + 22 = 84 ft
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