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August 12th, 2018, 12:01 PM  #1 
Member Joined: Aug 2018 From: Warrington Posts: 50 Thanks: 1  Working out the perimeter of the porch
You are thinking of buying a new tent. Look at the dimensions given below. What is the perimeter of the tent’s porch in metres? 
August 12th, 2018, 12:26 PM  #2 
Member Joined: Aug 2018 From: Warrington Posts: 50 Thanks: 1 
I have measured the perimeter of the porch and the answer is 2 m.

August 12th, 2018, 03:54 PM  #3 
Global Moderator Joined: May 2007 Posts: 6,613 Thanks: 617 
3 meters. 2(1+.5)

August 14th, 2018, 09:51 AM  #4 
Member Joined: Aug 2018 From: Warrington Posts: 50 Thanks: 1 
This the correct answer 3.5m then?

August 14th, 2018, 10:15 AM  #5 
Math Team Joined: Oct 2011 From: Ottawa Ontario, Canada Posts: 13,315 Thanks: 935 
You were told (by mathman) that answer is 3. WHY do you not agree? 3.5m is WRONG. 
August 14th, 2018, 10:27 AM  #6 
Member Joined: Aug 2018 From: Warrington Posts: 50 Thanks: 1 
ok I do agree thanks

August 14th, 2018, 10:46 AM  #7 
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