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# What is the perimeter of the following rectangle? A. 5 inches
B. 13 inches
C. 26 inches
D. 36 inches

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Asked by Smjohnson, Last updated: May 23, 2020

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The correct answer to this question is C, 26 inches. Perimeters are the toal distance around the edge of a shape. The perimeter is found by added the length of all the four sides together. In this question, the answer can be found by the following equation: 4 + 4 + 9 + 9. Adding these together equates to the answer 26.

The formal equation for solving perimeter is P = 2(l + w). The two outside of the parentheses indicates it must be multiplied by both the length and the width. This is a math question, which would typically be found on geometry tests.    #### John Smith

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