## 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.

*Example:*

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 .