Real World Use

Perimeter

Area

Word...

100

What does perimeter measure?

What is the outside/around a shape.

100

A rectangular piece of cheese is 9 centimeters long and 5 centimeters wide. What is the perimeter of the cheese?

28 centimeters

100

Sarah is painting a picture where each side measures 12 inches. How much paint will she need to cover the square picture?

48 square feet

100

What is the area of a shape if it has the height of 6 ft and a width of 6ft?

36 square feet

200

What does area measure?

The inside of a shape

200

What is the perimeter of the tv?

84 inches

200

Lucy is counting the ceiling tiles in her classroom. There are 12 rows with 9 in each row. How many tiles are there in all?

108

200

What is the perimeter of a square with sides measuring 8 feet?

32 feet

300

To build a fence, I would measure...

perimeter

300

A rectangular table is 98 centimeters long 45 centimeters wide. What is the perimeter of the table?

286 centimeters

300

Karen's grandma is making her a quilt. The quilt has 6 square foot blocks with 12 square foot blocks in each row. What is the area of the quilt?

72 square feet

300

James is putting rocks around a rectangular flower garden. If the length of one side is 16 ft and the width is 8 ft, how many feet of rocks will he need to put around the flower garden?

48 ft

400

Mr. Stimmell wants to buy carpet for a new tree house, what will he use to find how much carpet he needs to buy?

area

400

Taylor is putting a fence around her square garden. She knows the perimeter is 48 feet. She has already fenced in three sides each measuring 12 feet. How much more fence does she need to finish fencing in her garden?

12 feet

400

Sarah has a square garden. She wants to buy mulch to fill the garden. She knows the sides are all 9 feet. How much mulch will she need?

81 square feet

400

Hooly wants her husband to build her kids a new tree house. She wants it to make it bigger and asks that he makes it 10 feet in width and 9 feet in height. What will be the area of the new tree house?

90 square feet

500

You are building a playground, and need to build a fence and put mulch inside of the fence. Will you have to measure for area or perimeter?

Area for the mulch

Perimeter for the fence.

500

Terry is putting trim around a triangular picture frame. He knows he needs 27 centimeters of trim. Two of the sides are both 8 centimeters long. How long is the third side?

11 centimeters

500

Josh put a table that is 8 feet wide by 7 feet long. What is the area of the table?

56 square feet

500

Mrs. Deloach wants to add a new addition to the school. If the school already measures 2000 feet squared, what will be the new area of the school if the new addition measures 12 feet in width and 12 feet in length?

2,144 square feet