## Example Questions

### Example Question #9 : Parallelograms

Find the perimeter of the parallelogram shown above.

In order to find the perimeter of this parallelogram, apply the formula: .
The solution is:

### Example Question #10 : Parallelograms

Find the perimeter of the parallelogram shown above.

To find the perimeter of this parallelogram, first find the length of the side: .
Since,, the side must be .
Then apply the formula:

Example Question #1 : How To Find The Perimeter Of A Parallelogram

A parallelogram has a side length that of the length of the base. If the length of the base is , find the perimeter of the parallelogram.

Since the side is the length of the base, the side is equal to .
Then apply the formula.
The solution is:

Example Question #2 : How To Find The Perimeter Of A Parallelogram

Find the perimeter of the parallelogram shown above.

To solve this problem, apply the formula .
Since the length of the side is not provided in the figure, apply the formula, where , and the side of the parallelogram.
The solution is:
Thus,

Example Question #3 : How To Find The Perimeter Of A Parallelogram

A parallelogram has a base that is times greater than the length of the side of the parallelogram. If the length of the side is , what is the perimeter of the parallelogram?

To solve this problem, first find the . Then to find the length of the base:
Then apply the formula:.

Example Question #4 : How To Find The Perimeter Of A Parallelogram

Find the perimeter (in inches) of a parallelogram that has a base of and a side length of .

To find the perimeter of the parallelogram apply the formula: . However, to find the solution with the correct unit, convert and . We can convert feet into inches because .
Thus, the solution is:

Example Question #5 : How To Find The Perimeter Of A Parallelogram

A parallelogram has a base length of and a side length of . Find the perimeter of the parallelogram.

To solve this problem, apply the formula: .
Since, the side length is equal to, the solution is:

Example Question #6 : How To Find The Perimeter Of A Parallelogram

If a parallelogram has a base that is three times the length of the side, and the side length is equal to , what is the perimeter of the parallelogram in inches?

The side length of this parallelogram is foot, which is equivalent to inches because .

Thus, the base must be .
Then, apply the formula

Example Question #7 : How To Find The Perimeter Of A Parallelogram

If a parallelogram has a base of and a side length of , find the perimeter of the parallelogram.

To solve this problem, apply the formula: .
Thus, the solution is:

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