# The perimeter of a parallelogram is 48, with the length of a shorter side being 10. What is the length of one of the longer sides?

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Mar 8, 2018

#### Answer:

14

#### Explanation:

I am going to abbreviate "shorter side" to

The perimeter of the parallelogram is the same as all the sides added together, or the same as this equation:

We already know that

Now let's simplify: