The perimeter is the sum of the length of all the 4 sides. The perimeter of a parallelogram is the total distance outside the geometrical shape. The opposite side of a parallelogram are equal and so the perimeter becomes twice the sum of base and height.
Perimeter of a Parallelogram Formula is given as,
Question 1: Find the perimeter of a parallelogram whose base is 8 cm and height 12 cm ?
Base = 8 cm
Height = 12 cm
Perimeter of a Parallelogram = 2(Base + Height)
= 2(8 + 12)
= 2 x 20 cm
= 40 cm