ISEE Upper Level Math : How to find the perimeter of a rhombus

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : How To Find The Perimeter Of A Rhombus

One side of a rhombus measures 2 yards. Which of the following is equal to the perimeter?

Possible Answers:

All of the other choices give the correct perimeter.

Correct answer:

Explanation:

A rhombus has four sides of equal measure, so the perimeter of a rhombus with sidelength 2 yards is  yards.

Also, 

The only choice that agrees with any of these measures is 288 inches, the correct choice.

Example Question #2 : How To Find The Perimeter Of A Rhombus

One side of a rhombus measures . Give its perimeter in terms of .

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

A rhombus has four sides of equal measure, so the perimeter of a rhombus with sidelength  is .

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