GED Practice

GED Math Review: Perimeter and Area of Polygons


Questions:

Directions: Choose or write the answer to each question.


  1. A parallelogram has a base 12 millimeters long and another base 7 millimeters long. What is the perimeter of the parallelogram?

    • 19 mm
    • 38 mm
    • 42 mm
    • 84 mm
  2. Find the area of the given trapezoid.
    • 102 in²
    • 936 in²
    • 1,872 in²
    • 3,744 in²
  3. A rhombus has a side of 26 feet in length. What is the perimeter?
    • 104 ft
    • 338 ft
    • 676 ft
    • cannot be determined
  4. A parallelogram has an area of 168 cm². If its height is 8 cm, what is the measure of its base?
    • 21 cm
    • 42 cm
    • 160 cm
    • 176 cm
  5. What is the area of the given rhombus?
    • 26.5 m²
    • 53 m²
    • 336 m²
    • 672 m²
  6. The following trapezoid has a perimeter of 135 inches. What is the sum of the lengths of its missing sides?
    • 15 in.
    • 27 in.
    • 29 in.
    • 47 in.
  7. Find the area of the given parallelogram.

    • 1 9/16ft²
    • 3 1/8ft²
    • 3 3/4ft²
    • 7 1/2ft²

      Use the figure to answer questions 8 and 9.

  8. The two polygons that can be used to find the area of the figure are a rectangle and a
    • parallelogram
    • trapezoid
    • triangle
  9. What is the area of the figure?
    ____________
Answers:

  1. 38 mm
  2. 936 in²
  3. 104 ft
  4. 21 cm
  5. 336 m²
  6. 47 in.
  7. 3 1/8ft²
  8. trapezoid
  9. 300 ft²






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Complete Test Preparation for the GED Test 2014 by Steck-Vaughn