### All SSAT Middle Level Math Resources

## Example Questions

### Example Question #1 : Trapezoids

Find the perimeter of the trapezoid.

*Note: Figure not drawn to scale.*

**Possible Answers:**

**Correct answer:**

To find the perimeter of a trapezoid, add the lengths of the sides:

### Example Question #2 : Trapezoids

Find the perimeter of the given trapezoid if

**Possible Answers:**

19

20

18

14

**Correct answer:**

20

To find the perimeter, we must find the sum of the OUTER edges:

*Notice that the height wasn't included in our calculation. *

### Example Question #3 : Trapezoids

Find the perimeter of the given trapezoid if

**Possible Answers:**

24

31

20

27

**Correct answer:**

27

In order to find the perimeter of the trapezoid, we must find the sum of the **outer** edges:

*Notice that we didn't use height in our calculation. *

### Example Question #4 : Trapezoids

Find the perimeter of the given trapezoid if

**Possible Answers:**

54

22

44

56

**Correct answer:**

56

To find the perimeter, we need to find the sum of the outer edges:

*Notice that we didn't use height in our calculation. *

### Example Question #1 : Trapezoids

Measured in units, the bases of a trapezoid are and , the lengths are , and the height is unknown. What is the perimeter of the trapezoid in units?

**Possible Answers:**

Impossible to calculate.

**Correct answer:**

The perimeter is solved by adding the two bases together, and , along with both the lengths, .

Therefore the equation becomes,

### Example Question #6 : Trapezoids

Measured in units, the bases of a trapezoid are and , the lengths are , and the height is unknown. What is the perimeter of the trapezoid in units?

**Possible Answers:**

Impossible to calculate.

**Correct answer:**

The perimeter is solved by adding the two bases together, and , along with both lengths, .

Therefore the equation becomes,

### Example Question #7 : Trapezoids

Measured in units, the bases of a trapezoid are and , the lengths are , and the height is unknown. What is the perimeter of the trapezoid in units?

**Possible Answers:**

Impossible to calculate.

**Correct answer:**

The perimeter is solved by adding the two bases together, and , along with both lengths, .

Therefore the equation becomes,

### Example Question #8 : Trapezoids

**Possible Answers:**

Impossible to calculate.

**Correct answer:**

The perimeter is solved by adding the two bases together, and , along with both the lengths, .

Therefore the equation becomes,

### Example Question #9 : Trapezoids

**Possible Answers:**

Impossible to calculate.

**Correct answer:**

The perimeter is solved by adding the two bases together, and , along with both the lengths, .

Therefore the equation becomes,

### Example Question #10 : Trapezoids

**Possible Answers:**

Impossible to calculate.

**Correct answer:**

The perimeter is solved by adding the two bases together, and , along with both the lengths, .

Therefore the equation becomes,

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