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Perimeter of a triangle

# Perimeter of a triangle

I think you're going to like this one: three triangles whose sides are drawn from a central point. If the point is A, the first triangle is passing through point A, the second triangle with point B, and the third with point C. The distance between A and B equals the distance between B and C. So if the distance between A and B is x and the distance between B and C is y, the perimeter of the triangle will be 2x + 2y.Perimeter of Triangle: The perimeter of any two-dimensional figure is defined as the distance around the figure. We can calculate the perimeter of any closed shape just adding up the length of each of the sides. In this article, you will first learn about what is the perimeter, how to find the perimeter of different types of triangles when all side lengths are known. Furthermore, the solved examples will help you to get more views on the topic.

## Triangle

Perimeter of a triangle is defined as the total length of its boundary. A triangle is a polygon with 3 sides and it can be classified into different types based on the measure of its sides and angles. There are different formulas and methods to calculate the perimeter of a triangle based on the type of triangle.Real-life example: Imagine that we need to fence the triangular park shown below. Now, to know the dimensions of the fence, we add the lengths of the three sides of the park.

This length or distance of the boundary of a triangle is called the perimeter of the triangle.Since this is a right triangle, we can use the Pythagoras theorem, if any one side of this triangle is not known. The Pythagoras theorem says that the square of the hypotenuse is equal to the sum of squares of the other two sides. Referring to the figure given above: (Source:www.cuemath.com)

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