### All ISEE Middle Level Math Resources

## Example Questions

### Example Question #1 : Trapezoids

The perimeter of the following trapezoid is equal to 23 cm. Solve for . (Figure not drawn to scale.)

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

The perimeter is equal to the sum of all of the sides.

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

Find the perimeter of the trapezoid:

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

The perimeter of any shape is equal to the sum of the lengths of its sides:

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

You recently bought a new bookshelf with a base in the shape of an isosceles trapezoid. If the small base is 2 feet, the large base is 3 feet, and the arms are 1.5 feet, what is the perimeter of the base of your new bookshelf?

**Possible Answers:**

Cannot be determined from the information provided.

**Correct answer:**

You recently bought a new bookshelf with a base in the shape of an isosceles trapezoid. If the small base is 2 feet, the large base is 3 feet, and the arms are 1.5 feet, what is the perimeter of the base of your new bookshelf?

To find the perimeter of a bookshelf, we need to add up the lengths of the sides.

We know the two bases, we just need to add the lengths of the arms.

So, our answer is 8ft

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