ISEE Lower Level Quantitative : Quadrilaterals

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for ISEE Lower Level Quantitative

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Example Questions

Example Question #11 : Trapezoids

Angela found the perimeter of the trapezoid below to be 35 cm.

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What is the length of the missing side?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

To find the perimeter of a trapezoid, add up the lengths of the four sides. In the given trapezoid,

To find the missing side, combine like terms and solve for

The length of the missing side is thus .

Example Question #12 : Trapezoids

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What is the perimeter of the above trapezoid?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

To find the perimeter of a trapezoid, add up the lengths of the four sides. In the given trapezoid,

Example Question #1 : Parallelograms

Ted drew the parallelogram shown below.

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What is the perimeter of the parallelogram?

Possible Answers:

12 feet

26 feet

17 feet

40 feet

13 feet

Correct answer:

26 feet

Explanation:

The perimeter of a parallelogram can be found by summing the lengths of each of the sides.  In a parallelogram, opposite sides have the same length.  Therefore, you should use the equation 8 + 8 + 5 + 5 = P.  The perimeter of the parallelogram is 26 feet.

Example Question #2 : Parallelograms

Guillermo drew the parallelogram below.

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What is the perimeter of the parallelogram?

Possible Answers:

26 millimeters

72 millimeters

42 millimeters

40 millimeters

20 millimeters

Correct answer:

40 millimeters

Explanation:

The perimeter of a parallelogram can be found by summing the lengths of each of the sides.  In a parallelogram, opposite sides have the same length.  Therefore, you should use the equation 8 + 8 + 12 + 12 = P.  The perimeter of the parallelogram is 40 feet.

 

 

Example Question #3 : Parallelograms

Find the perimeter of the following parallelogram.

4

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

We plug in our values into the equation for the perimeter:

Example Question #4 : Parallelograms

Find the perimeter of the following parallelogram. 

3

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

We plug in our values into the equation for the perimeter:

Example Question #5 : Parallelograms

Find the perimeter of the following parallelogram. 

3

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

We plug in our values into the equation for the perimeter:

Example Question #505 : Measurement & Data

What is the perimeter of the polygon below? 

A

 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

To find the area of a perimeter, we add all of the side lengths together. 

Example Question #506 : Measurement & Data

What is the perimeter of the polygon below? 

B

 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

To find the area of a perimeter, we add all of the side lengths together. 

Example Question #507 : Measurement & Data

What is the perimeter of the polygon below? 

C

 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

To find the area of a perimeter, we add all of the side lengths together. 

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