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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:   Measurement

Curriculum subtopic:   Measure and Calculate Shapes

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

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

 

Example

Perimeter

 

Answer

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

 

Area

Remember that the area of rectangle is it's length x it's width.

If we know the area and one side, we can divide to find the length of the other side.

 

Example

A rectangular room has an area of 12 m2

If it's length is 4 m, what is it's width?

 

Answer

We divide 12 ÷ 4 = 3

So width = 3 m

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