Posted by **rupa das** on Sunday, February 6, 2011 at 10:53am.

The measures of two adjacent sides of a parallelogram are in the ratio 17:7. if the second side measures 3.5 cm, find the perimeter of the parallelogram.

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**dave**, Sunday, February 6, 2011 at 10:58am
if two sides must be parallel then the fourth side is also 3.5 cm

add the sides = perimeter

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**bobpursley**, Sunday, February 6, 2011 at 11:06am
well, you need the longer side:

longerside=17/7 * 3.5

perimeter= 2*longerside+2*3.5 cm

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**Anonymous**, Thursday, March 10, 2011 at 4:58am
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