### All SSAT Middle Level Math Resources

## Example Questions

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

Give the perimeter of the rectangle in the above diagram.

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

The perimeter of a rectangle can be calculated by multiplying two by the sum of the length and width of the rectangle.

The perimeter of the rectangle is inches.

### Example Question #111 : Geometry

Figure NOT drawn to scale.

Give the perimeter of the green polygon in the above figure.

**Possible Answers:**

The perimeter cannot be determined from the information given.

**Correct answer:**

Since opposite sides of a rectangle have the same measure, the missing sidelengths can be calculated as in the diagram below:

The sidelengths of the green polygon can now be added to find the perimeter:

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

The width of a rectangle is one-third of its length. If the width is given as what is the perimeter of the rectangle in terms of ?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

The perimeter of a rectangle is the sum of its sides.

The sum of the widths is and since the width is one-third of the length, each length is . Since there are lengths we get a total of . Widths + lengths =

### Example Question #31 : Quadrilaterals

You are given equilateral triangle and Rectangle

with .

What is the perimeter of Rectangle ?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

is equilateral, so .

Also, since opposite sides of a rectangle are congruent,

and

The perimeter of Rectangle is

### Example Question #111 : Geometry

A hectare is a unit of area equal to 10,000 square meters.

A 150-hectare plot of land is rectangular and is 1.2 kilometers in width. Give the perimeter of this land.

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

150 hectares is equal to square meters.

The width of this land is 1.2 kilometers, or meters. Divide the area by the width to get:

meters

The perimeter of the land is

meters, or kilometers.

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

The length of a rectangle is two times as long as the width. The width is equal to inches. What is the perimeter of the rectangle?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

### Example Question #2 : How To Find The Perimeter Of The Rectangle

How many meters of fence are needed to enclose a rectangular field that has a length of 1000 meters and a width of 100 meters?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

The perimeter of a rectangle is simply the sum of the four sides:

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

The perimeter of a rectangle with a length of and a width of is . Find .

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

We know that:

where:

So we can write:

### Example Question #301 : Ssat Middle Level Quantitative (Math)

Note: Figure NOT drawn to scale.

Refer to the above diagram. Give the perimeter of the red polygon.

**Possible Answers:**

The perimeter cannot be determined from the information given.

**Correct answer:**

Since opposite sides of a rectangle have the same measure, the missing sidelengths can be calculated as in the diagram below:

The sidelengths of the red polygon can now be added to find the perimeter:

### Example Question #111 : Geometry

The width of a rectangle is , the length is , and the perimeter is 72. What is the value of ?

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

Start with the equation for the perimeter of a rectangle:

We know the perimeter is 72, the length is , and the width is . Plug these values into our equation.

Multiply and combine like terms.

Divide by 18 to isolate the variable.

Simplify the fraction by removing the common factor.

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