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Measuring Shapes: Perimeter and Area

In this worksheet, students answer questions on area and perimeter.

'Measuring Shapes: Perimeter and Area' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Maths and Numerical Reasoning

Curriculum subtopic:   Perimeter and Area

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

The Perimeter is the total distance around a shape, starting and finishing at the same point.

 

Example

 

Answer

Here the perimeter is 1 + 2 + 1 + 1 + 2 + 3 = 10 cm

 

Area

Remember that the area of rectangle is its length x its width.

If you know the area and one side, you can divide to find the other side's length

 

Example

A rectangular room has an area of 12 m2

If its length is 4 m, what is its width?

 

Answer

We divide 12 ÷ 4 = 3

So width = 3 m

 

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