# SSAT Elementary Level Math : How to find the perimeter of a rectangle

## Example Questions

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### Example Question #151 : How To Find The Perimeter Of A Rectangle

Use the following rectangle to solve the problem: Find the perimeter.      Explanation:

To find the perimeter of a rectangle, we will use the following formula: Where a, b, c, and d are the lengths of the sides of the rectangle.

Now, given the rectangle we can see the length is 11in.  Because it is a rectangle, the opposite side is also 11in.

The width is 5in.  Because it is a rectangle, the opposite side is also 5in.

So, we can substitute.  ### Example Question #51 : Geometry

What is the length of a room with a perimeter of and a width of       Explanation: We have the perimeter and the width, so we can plug those values into our equation and solve for our unknown.  Subtract from both sides  Divide by both sides  1 2 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 16 Next →

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