Practice!

Sample Problem

IJKL and MNOP are rectangles. Find the length of JK.

JK = in.

Solution

IJKL and MNOP are rectangles. Opposite sides of a rectangle are equal.

So MP = NO = 4 in.

JK = IL.

IM + MP + PL = IL = 5 in. + 4 in. + 7 in. = 16 in.

∴JK = IL = 16 in.