# What is the perimeter of the rectangle with sides 5#1/3# in and 10#1/6#in?

##### 1 Answer

Apr 28, 2018

31 inches, or 78.54 cm

#### Explanation:

- Convert mixed fractions to improper fractions

I figured out that if you multiply the coefficient by the denominator, and add the numerator, and slap that result over the original denominator, you'll get an equivalent improper fraction

- Add the two side lengths together (make common denominators first)

- Then multiply that by 2 since there's four sides on a rectangle

If you want centimetres, then multiply the inches by