GMAT Quantitative Review
3.0 Math Review
3.4 Word Problems
8. Geometry Problems
The following is an example of a word problem involving geometry.
The figure above shows an aerial view of a piece of land. If all angles shown are right angles, what is the perimeter of the piece of land?
Solution: For reference, label the figure as
If all the angles are right angles, then , and . Hence, the perimeter of the land is .