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Perimeter
These problems include a focus on the perimeter of two-dimensional objects.

Related Resources
Interactive resources from our Math Tools project:
   Math 4: Measurement
The closest match in our Ask Dr. Math archives:
   Elementary Measurement
NCTM Standards:
   Measurement Standard for Grades 3-5

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Baseball Trivia - Judy Ann Brown
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. How many runs do the Phillies have to score before the base runners have covered a mile? ... more>>

Bunches of Basil - Lisa Lavelle
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. Determine the maximum number of basil plants I will have after I finish thinning the garden. ... more>>

Circles Around - Lisa Lavelle
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. Use this exploration problem to discover the relation between circumference and diameter. ... more>>

Frog Farming - Claire Mead
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. Help Farmer Mead build a rectangular pen that holds the greatest number of frogs. ... more>>

I Get A Kick Out Of Soccer! - Judy Ann Brown
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. How many laps of the soccer field would a team member need to complete to run more than a mile? ... more>>

A Larger Garden - Kristina Lasher
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. Can you increase the area of a garden but use less fencing to protect it from the deer? ... more>>

Lucky Lettuce Land - Kainoa Trotter, et al.
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. Help Farmer Lucky fence his lettuce land. ... more>>

Mowing Madness - George Miller and Lisa Lavelle
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. Using a special "Matt-mowing" technique, find the dimensions of the last rectangle to be mowed in a 48 ft. by 64 ft. yard. ... more>>

Pig Pens - Claire Mead
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. Find the rectangle of least perimeter which encloses 36 sq meters of area. ... more>>

Stained Glass Window - Jackson First Year Algebra Class
Elementary, difficulty level 5. Find the size of a stained glass window for my front door. ... more>>

The Teddy Bears' Banquet * - Claire Mead
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. How many bears can be seated at the banquet? ... more>>

Trapezoid Teatime - Claire Mead
Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. Find out how many guests can sit at a row of trapezoid tables at the school volunteers' tea. ... more>>

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