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The perimeter of a parallelogram is 22 cm if the longer side measures 6.5 cm what is the measure of shorter side

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length of longer side= 6.5 cm

perimeter= 22 cm

>2[sum of adjacent sides]=22

>2[longer side+shorter side]=22

>2[6.5+x] = 22 = 22/2 =11

>6.5 + x =11 = 11 - 6.5 = 4.5

> x= 4.5

Perimeter = Sum of all sides.

So, 22=6.5 +6.5+x+x

22=13+2x

2x=9

x=4.5