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This activity is aligned to NCTM Standards - Grades 6-8: Geometry, Measurement, Problem Solving, Reasoning and Proof, Communication and Connections and to California Mathematics Standards Grade 7: Measurement and Geometry #2.1 and Mathematical Reasoning #1.1, 2.4, 3.1

The information provided through reading the questions and answers from the Ask Dr. Math archives will provide insight into working with area and perimeter. As the students read the letters, have them take notes on interesting facts and procedures that they discover.
What is area and perimeter?
How do you find the area/perimeter of a polyomino?
The Relationship of Perimeter to Area
Perimeter of Two Similar Objects
Area and Perimeter
Square Footage of Carpet Needed
Converting Areas: Square Feet to Square Inches
Inches and Feet in Decimal Form

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