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### Geometry4.31 Perimeter of the Parallelogram

 Example: The parallel sides of a parallelogram ABCD are 5 cm and 7 cm. Find its perimeter. Solution: Perimeter of the Parallelogram (P) = 2 [b + a] Where P is perimeter of the parallelogram, a and b are parallel sides. Given that, b = 5 cm and a = 7 cm. P = 2 [b + a] P = 2 [5 + 7] P = 2 [12] P = 24 cm. Directions: Read the above example carefully and answer the following questions. Also draw 10 different parallelograms and find their perimeters.
 Q 1: One of the parallel sides of a parallelogram ABCD is 3 more then the other parallel side. Find one side if its perimeter is given by 46 cm.13 cm9 cm12 cm8 cm Q 2: The parallel sides of a parallelogram ABCD are a units and b units. Find its perimeter.2(a + b) units2a units2(a - b) units2ab units Q 3: One parallel side of a parallelogram ABCD is 9 cm. Find the other parallel side if its perimeter is given by 28 cm.6 cm5 cm2 cm4 cm Q 4: One parallel side of a parallelogram ABCD is 7 cm. Find the other parallel side if its perimeter is given by 32 cm.2 cm6 cm3 cm9 cm Q 5: The parallel sides of a parallelogram ABCD are (19 x 15)/12 cm and (17 x 11)/9 cm. Find its perimeter.89.10 cm88.59 cm89.02 cm88.23 cm Q 6: The parallel sides of a parallelogram ABCD are 6 cm and 7 cm. Find its perimeter.13 cm26 cm23 cm16 cm Question 7: This question is available to subscribers only! Question 8: This question is available to subscribers only!