Perimeter of Polygons
Rectangles and Squares
Problem Solving
Definitions

100

What is the perimeter of a pentagon with equal sides of 5 feet?
25 feet

100

What is the perimeter of a rectangle with sides of 7 feet and 8 feet long?
30 feet

100

Robert is building a dog house for his puppy. If the house measures 2 feet by 3 feet, what is the area of the house?
6 sq ft

100

If you walk around the playground, you are walking around its...
Perimeter

200

An equilateral triangle has sides that measure 7 feet. What is the perimeter?
21 feet

200

What is the area of a rectangle that is 5 inches long and 9 inches tall?
45 inches

200

Jane wants to frame a picture that is 11 inches tall and 8 inches wide. How much wood would she need to frame the picture?
38 inches

200

Alex wants to know how much wood he needs to frame a picture. He should calculate for...
Perimeter

300

Find the perimeter of an octagon with equal sides that measure 11 feet.
88 feet

300

One side of a square is 4 inches. What is the area of the square?
16 sq inches

300

A desk is three feet wide and two feet long. What is the total area of three desks put together?
18 sq ft

300

Sherry wants to know how many 1 foot by 1 foot tiles she needs to cover her bathroom floor. She should calculate for...
Area

400

Find the perimeter of a hexagon that has equal sides of 14 mm
84 mm

400

Find the area of a rectangle with one side that is 5.5 inches long and one side that is 7 inches long
38.5 inches

400

James builds a room in his house that is 10 feet wide and 12 feet long. He adds on another room that is 10 feet wide and 9 feet long. The two rooms share a wall. What is the total perimeter for the two rooms put together?
62 feet

400

To figure out the length of a certain shape with a perimeter of 32 inches, Tim divided 32 into 8 equal parts. What shape does Tim have?
An octagon

500

An equilateral triangle has a perimeter of 24 inches. What is the length of one side of the triangle?
8 inches

500

A square has a total perimeter of 12 inches. What is the area of the square?
9 sq inches

500

A rectangle has a total perimeter of 32 cm. The rectangle is 10 cm long. What is the height of the rectangle?
6 cm

500

Lily knows that one side of a triangle is 7 inches long. She added 7 three times and correctly calculated that the perimeter is 21 inches. This kind of triangle is called...
An equilateral triangle