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Finding the perimeter of a geometric figure involves calculating the distance around that figure. It's as simple (or as difficult) as that. Let's look further.

As you may have guessed, the shape of the figure will dictate the approach used. For any three- or more-sided figure, the perimeter can be found by adding up the lengths of all the sides. If the sides of all of equal length, as in an equilateral triangle, a square, or any regular polygon, multiply the length of one side by the number of sides. That seems pretty intuitive, or even simple, but it is important to state it. There are other figures that require more work or a different approach.

An irregular triangle, quadrilateral or polygon asks the investigator to add up the lengths of all the sides after measuring or calculating each of their lengths. For circles, the perimeter is a matter of finding the circumference, which is pi times the diameter (or pi times two times the radius, which is the same thing). Other geometric shapes require more intensive work. An ellipse is a shape that asks more of the individual finding a perimeter, but the basics are set down here.

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If you know the perimeter, there is no need to find it again.

Here's how to do that: 1). Find its length. 2). Find its perimeter. 3). Divide (its length) by (its perimeter). The quotient is the ratio of its length to its perimeter.

To find the perimeter you add and to find the area we multiply.

perimeter = circumference

perimeter of what quadrant?

The perimeter of a triangle is the distance around it. Add the lengths of the three sides to find the perimeter.

what is the perimeter of a pentegon?

Find the distance of each side and add to find the total perimeter.

There is no reason for the perimeter of a triangle to have any relation to the perimeter of an unrelated rectangle!

you can only find the perimeter of shapes, honey, not fractions.

You find perimeter by adding all the sides of a figure.

There is no way to find perimeter from a 3D figure. However, you can find the perimeter of a side of a triangular prism by using perimeter formulas for a parallelogram or triangle.

There are many formulas for perimeter depending on what shape you are trying to find the perimeter of. The perimeter is the distance around a shape, so one formula to find perimeter is simply adding all the side lengths together.

To find the perimeter of a triangle add up all three sides.

To find the perimeter of the curved section of the semi-circle: Perimeter of semicircle = Pi x radius If you also need to the find the perimeter of the straight part of the semicircle (the diameter), it is simply double the radius.

To find the perimeter of a figure, add all the lengths of the edges of the figure. The sum of the sides is the perimeter.

When the shape is a circle, then the perimeter is called"circumference".The circumference IS the perimeter of a circle.

You find the perimeter by adding all the sides up (L+L+W+W)

To find the perimeter of the base, you must add all the numbers on the base together!

find the perimeter of a square that has 12 m side

find the perimeter and area of a rectangle that is 15cm long and 5cm wide

Anyone who has mastered the measurement of lengths and simple addition can find the perimeter of a plane shape.

Not easily. You need to find the area or perimeter of the components and sum them.

It,s easy. a+b+c= perimeter

Perimeter = The sum of the lengths of all sides of a shape