Math
posted by isabella on .
how to explain to my child this math problem : davia draws a shape with 5 sides .Two sides are each 5 inches long . Two other sides are 4 inches long.The perimeter of the shape is 27 inches . What is the length of the fifth side?

Tell her you add up all the (known) sides and take 27 and subtract the sum of the known sides. That will show the (unknown) side. :)

27 the known sides and that is your answer

Davia draws a shape with 5 sides.two sides are each 5 inches long.two other sides are each 4 inches long. the perimeter of the shape is 27 inches. what is the length of the fifth side ?

davia draws a shape with 5 sides. two sides are each 5 inches long. two other sides are each 4 inches long. the perimeter of the shape is 27 inches. what is the length of the fifth side?

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