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# Homework Help: geometry

Posted by whitney on Sunday, January 2, 2011 at 2:31pm.

The two diagonals of a rhombus are 16 inches and 12 inches long. What is the perimeter of the rhombus? Round to the nearest inch, if necessary.

a. 28 in b. 40 in c. 56 in d. 66 in

• geometry - Damon, Sunday, January 2, 2011 at 2:42pm

divide into four right triangles
6, 4 are legs
so 3,4,5 triangles, hypotenuse is rhombus side = 10

10*4 = 40

• typo - Damon, Sunday, January 2, 2011 at 2:43pm

divide into four right triangles
6, 8 are legs
so 3,4,5 triangles, hypotenuse is rhombus side = 10

10*4 = 40

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