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Find the perimeter of the kite below, round to the nearest hundredth.

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Find the perimeter of the kite below, round to the nearest hundredth.

asked Aug 16, 2014 in GEOMETRY by lizzxx03 Rookie
edited Aug 16, 2014 by bradely

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Draw the geometric diagram:

Calculate value of x:

x =√[(24)2 + (7)2]

   =25 cm

Calculate value of y:

y =√[(7)2 + (4)2]

   =√65

   =8.062 cm

Calculate the perimeter of the kite by using formula : P = 2(x + y)

P = 2(25 + 8.062)

   = 66.12 cm

answered Aug 16, 2014 by bradely Mentor
selected Aug 16, 2014 by lizzxx03

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