# Basic Geometry : How to find the perimeter of a 45/45/90 right isosceles triangle

## Example Questions

### Example Question #21 : How To Find The Perimeter Of A 45/45/90 Right Isosceles Triangle

Find the perimeter.

Explanation:

Notice that the given triangle is a right isosceles triangle. The two legs with the tick marks are the same length.

The lengths of the legs in the given triangle are then .

Next, find the length of the hypotenuse by using the Pythagorean Theorem.

Plug in the value of the length of a leg to find the length of the hypotenuse.

Finally, recall how to find the perimeter of a triangle:

Plug in the values for this triangle to find its perimeter.

Make sure to round to two places after the decimal.

### Example Question #142 : 45/45/90 Right Isosceles Triangles

Find the perimeter.

Explanation:

Notice that the given triangle is a right isosceles triangle. The two legs with the tick marks are the same length.

The lengths of the legs in the given triangle are then .

Next, find the length of the hypotenuse by using the Pythagorean Theorem.

Plug in the value of the length of a leg to find the length of the hypotenuse.

Finally, recall how to find the perimeter of a triangle:

Plug in the values for this triangle to find its perimeter.

Make sure to round to two places after the decimal.

### Example Question #22 : How To Find The Perimeter Of A 45/45/90 Right Isosceles Triangle

Find the perimeter.

Explanation:

Notice that the given triangle is a right isosceles triangle. The two legs with the tick marks are the same length.

The lengths of the legs in the given triangle are then .

Next, find the length of the hypotenuse by using the Pythagorean Theorem.

Plug in the value of the length of a leg to find the length of the hypotenuse.

Finally, recall how to find the perimeter of a triangle:

Plug in the values for this triangle to find its perimeter.

Make sure to round to two places after the decimal.

### Example Question #23 : How To Find The Perimeter Of A 45/45/90 Right Isosceles Triangle

Find the perimeter.

Explanation:

Notice that the given triangle is a right isosceles triangle. The two legs with the tick marks are the same length.

The lengths of the legs in the given triangle are then .

Next, find the length of the hypotenuse by using the Pythagorean Theorem.

Plug in the value of the length of a leg to find the length of the hypotenuse.

Finally, recall how to find the perimeter of a triangle:

Plug in the values for this triangle to find its perimeter.

Make sure to round to two places after the decimal.

### Example Question #24 : How To Find The Perimeter Of A 45/45/90 Right Isosceles Triangle

Find the perimeter.

Explanation:

Notice that the given triangle is a right isosceles triangle. The two legs with the tick marks are the same length.

The lengths of the legs in the given triangle are then .

Next, find the length of the hypotenuse by using the Pythagorean Theorem.

Plug in the value of the length of a leg to find the length of the hypotenuse.

Finally, recall how to find the perimeter of a triangle:

Plug in the values for this triangle to find its perimeter.

Make sure to round to two places after the decimal.

### Example Question #25 : How To Find The Perimeter Of A 45/45/90 Right Isosceles Triangle

Find the perimeter.

Explanation:

Notice that the given triangle is a right isosceles triangle. The two legs with the tick marks are the same length.

The lengths of the legs in the given triangle are then .

Next, find the length of the hypotenuse by using the Pythagorean Theorem.

Plug in the value of the length of a leg to find the length of the hypotenuse.

Finally, recall how to find the perimeter of a triangle:

Plug in the values for this triangle to find its perimeter.

Make sure to round to two places after the decimal.

### Example Question #26 : How To Find The Perimeter Of A 45/45/90 Right Isosceles Triangle

Find the perimeter.

Explanation:

Notice that the given triangle is a right isosceles triangle. The two legs with the tick marks are the same length.

The lengths of the legs in the given triangle are then .

Next, find the length of the hypotenuse by using the Pythagorean Theorem.

Plug in the value of the length of a leg to find the length of the hypotenuse.

Finally, recall how to find the perimeter of a triangle:

Plug in the values for this triangle to find its perimeter.

Make sure to round to two places after the decimal.

### Example Question #27 : How To Find The Perimeter Of A 45/45/90 Right Isosceles Triangle

Find the perimeter.

Explanation:

Notice that the given triangle is a right isosceles triangle. The two legs with the tick marks are the same length.

The lengths of the legs in the given triangle are then .

Next, find the length of the hypotenuse by using the Pythagorean Theorem.

Plug in the value of the length of a leg to find the length of the hypotenuse.

Finally, recall how to find the perimeter of a triangle:

Plug in the values for this triangle to find its perimeter.

Make sure to round to two places after the decimal.

### Example Question #28 : How To Find The Perimeter Of A 45/45/90 Right Isosceles Triangle

Find the perimeter.

Explanation:

Notice that the given triangle is a right isosceles triangle. The two legs with the tick marks are the same length.

The lengths of the legs in the given triangle are then .

Next, find the length of the hypotenuse by using the Pythagorean Theorem.

Plug in the value of the length of a leg to find the length of the hypotenuse.

Finally, recall how to find the perimeter of a triangle:

Plug in the values for this triangle to find its perimeter.

Make sure to round to two places after the decimal.

### Example Question #29 : How To Find The Perimeter Of A 45/45/90 Right Isosceles Triangle

Find the perimeter.

Explanation:

Notice that the given triangle is a right isosceles triangle. The two legs with the tick marks are the same length.

The lengths of the legs in the given triangle are then .

Next, find the length of the hypotenuse by using the Pythagorean Theorem.

Plug in the value of the length of a leg to find the length of the hypotenuse.

Finally, recall how to find the perimeter of a triangle:

Plug in the values for this triangle to find its perimeter.

Make sure to round to two places after the decimal.