Math Help - perimeter

1. perimeter

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

2. Originally Posted by aeroflix

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 $\frac{5}{4}$

$P = 6 \frac{1}{4}$

3. perimeter of hexagonal figure

posted by aeroflex

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.

bjh

4. Originally Posted by bjhopper
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