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The Perimeter of a Parallelogram is 22 Cm. If the Longer Side Measures 6.5 Cm, What is the Measure of Shorter Side? - Mathematics

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The perimeter of a parallelogram is 22 cm. If the longer side measures 6.5 cm, what is the measure of shorter side?

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Solution

Let the shorter side of the parallelogram be x cm.

The longer side is given as 6.5cm.

Perimeter of the parallelogram is given as 22 cm

Therefore,

2 [x + 6.5] = 22

2 [x + 6.5] = 22

x + 6.5 = 11

x = 11- 6.5

 x = 4.5

Hence, the measure of the shorter side is 4.5cm.

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RD Sharma Mathematics for Class 9
Chapter 13 Quadrilaterals
Q 6 | Page 68
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