In the adjoining figure, find the perimeter of the pentagon.

(a)17m

(b)22m

(c)27m

(d)32m

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- August 28th 2008, 11:03 PMdeviPentagon
In the adjoining figure, find the perimeter of the pentagon.

(a)17m

(b)22m

(c)27m

(d)32m - August 28th 2008, 11:10 PMo_O
You have all the sides of the pentagon except the right-most one of the rectangle. The sum of the other sides is equal to 4 + 3 + 10 + 10 = 27. So your perimeter must be

**greater**than 27 (since you have one more side to take into account and it's obviously greater than 0). There's only one option that's greater than 27.