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MEAP Preparation - Grade 6 Mathematics
3.24 Perimeters

  • Perimeter is defined as the distance around a figure.
  • Perimeter of a rectangle is 2(l+w) units, where l is the length and b is the width.
  • Perimeter of a square is 4a units where a is the length of the side.
  • Area of rectangle is l x w sq units.
  • Area of square is a x a sq units.
  • The space occupied by an object is called volume.
  • Volume of a cube is l x b x h cubic units.

Directions: Answer the following questions. Also write at least ten examples of your own.
Q 1: When you fence in a yard, you would measure the

Q 2: To put new carpeting in the living room, you must find the

Q 3: When installing a fence around a garden you are using

Q 4: Which of these professions requires the use of area?
Carpet Installer
Public Speaker
Grocery Store Clerk

Q 5: The perimeter of a square with a side of 8 cm is
16 cm
32 cm
24 cm
36 cm

Q 6: The area of a rectangle whose sides measure 5 cm and 3 cm is
16 cm squared
15 cm squared
20 cm squared
8 cm squared

Q 7: To find area, you
add all the sides
multiply the length and width
add the length and width
multiply all the sides

Q 8: The formula for perimeter of a rectangle is
l + w
l x w
2 (l x w)
2 (l + w)

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