# Pre-Algebra

Find the perimeter ( I am not sure of the step) Can someone help me PLease
If a rectangle whose dimensions ar e8 1/2 in.x 3 3/4 in.
am I to multiply because this is what i got 0.020564475m^2 please get me going in the right direction .
Thank you in advance for the help.

1. The perimeter is the distance around.
The perimeter of a the rectangle is
P = (2 * 8 1/2) + (2 * 3 3/4)

What do you get?

posted by Ms. Sue
2. P = (2 * 8 1/2) + (2 * 3 3/4)

4P = 390

P = 195
2
= 97.5
Am I correct?Or what did I do wrong! Please explain.

posted by Anonymous
3. How did you get this? 4P = 390

P = (2 * 8 1/2) + (2 * 3 3/4)

P = 17 + 7 1/2

P = 24 1/2

posted by Ms. Sue
4. confused b the way so you multiply both side number in ()then add to get the 24 1/2 if this is it thank you for helping me to understand the step .

posted by Anonymous
5. You're welcome.

posted by Ms. Sue

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