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    The area of the figure above is . What is the perimeter of the figure?
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    Quote Originally Posted by aeroflix View Post

    The area of the figure above is . What is the perimeter of the figure?

    draw a vertical line that bisects the top side ...

    left square has area = 1

    right rectangle has area \frac{5}{4}


    P = 6 \frac{1}{4}
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    perimeter of hexagonal figure

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    Let xequal the lenght of the jog in the figure. Calculate area of two rectangles in terms of x. The equation equals 9/4. Solve for x. Calculate the perimeter.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bjhopper View Post
    Let x equal the lenght of the jog in the figure.
    or: 2(1+x) - x = 9/4 ; x*1 = x is area of "cut-off" portion
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