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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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    if two sides must be parallel then the fourth side is also 3.5 cm

    add the sides = perimeter

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    well, you need the longer side:

    longerside=17/7 * 3.5

    perimeter= 2*longerside+2*3.5 cm

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