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3-29.

Refer to the solutions for 3-20 or the Math Notes box of Lesson 3.1.3.

Remember, the tiny square represents a unit piece, which is a 1 × 1 square.

4x + 4

Refer to the solutions for 3-20 or the Math Notes box of Lesson 3.1.3.

Since part of the side with length x touches the unit square, the side that is included in the calculation of the perimeter is x −1.

Do you understand why the length of one side is labeled
x −1?

Refer to the solutions for 3-20 or the Math Notes box of Lesson 3.1.3.