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Find the perimeter and area of each figure made of algebra tiles below. Homework Help ✎

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    Remember, the small square is a unit tile, which is a 1 × 1 square.

    The dimensions have been placed on the algebra tiles for you.

    4x + 4 units

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    Looking at the algebra tiles below, do you understand why the length of one side is labeled x − 1?

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

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    Refer to parts (a) and (b).