SSAT Elementary Level Math : Quadrilaterals

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Example Questions

Example Question #31 : Plane Geometry

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What is the perimeter of the square?

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

To find the perimeter of a square, add all four sides together. Since each side of a square is the same length, we only need one side's length to figure out the perimeter of a square!

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

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What is the perimeter of the square?

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

To find the perimeter of a square, simply add all four sides together. Since squares always have four equal sides, we only need the length of one side to determine the perimeter!

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

If John draws a square with a side of 7 centimeters, what is the square's perimeter? 

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

To find the perimeter of a square, multiply the side length by 4:

Adding all four sides will produce the same result:

 

Example Question #5191 : Ssat Elementary Level Quantitative (Math)

Which formula would you use to find the perimeter of a square?

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

The perimeter of a square is the sum of all its sides: 

 

Example Question #31 : Geometry

A square has an area of 49 square units. What is its perimeter?

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

The area of a square is the side length squared.

We can find this number by taking the square root of 49.

Therefore, the length of each side is 7 units.

The perimeter of a square is the sum of the lengths of the sides. There are 4 sides, each with a length of 7.

The perimeter is 28 units.

Example Question #32 : Plane Geometry

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What is the perimeter of the above square?

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

To find the perimeter of the square, add all four sides together. Even though we are not given the length of all four sides, we know each side is the same length because all squares have four equal sides. 

Example Question #31 : Squares

If the area of a square is , what is the perimeter of the square?

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

Write the formula for the area of a square and substitute the area.  The side length is needed to find the perimeter.

There are  sides in a square.

Example Question #38 : Plane Geometry

The perimeter of a square is . What is the length of one of its sides?

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

A square has four equal sides. Perimeter is the sum of these four sides. Therefore, 

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Example Question #5191 : Ssat Elementary Level Quantitative (Math)

What is the PERIMETER of the square in the figure?

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

Because the problem asks you to find the perimeter, you are looking for the total distance around the outside of the shape. The problem also tells you that the figure is a square, so you know that all the sides are 10 cm. Adding all four sides gives the perimeter: 

Example Question #11 : How To Find The Perimeter Of A Square

If the perimeter of a square is , what is the length of each side?

Round your answer to the nearest whole number.

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

Since all four sides of a square have the same length, we can multiply the length by  to find the perimeter:

Plug in the perimeter and solve for the unkown length:

 

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