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Perimeter

These problems include a focus on the perimeter of twodimensional 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 35
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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?
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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.
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Circles Around
 Lisa Lavelle

Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. Use this exploration problem to discover the relation between circumference and diameter.
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Frog Farming
 Claire Mead

Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. Help Farmer Mead build a rectangular pen that holds the greatest
number of frogs.
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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?
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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?
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Lucky Lettuce Land
 Kainoa Trotter, et al.

Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. Help Farmer Lucky fence his lettuce land.
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Mowing Madness
 George Miller and Lisa Lavelle

Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. Using a special "Mattmowing" technique, find the dimensions of the last rectangle to be mowed in a 48 ft. by 64 ft. yard.
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Pig Pens
 Claire Mead

Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 2. Find the rectangle of least perimeter which encloses 36 sq meters of area.
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Stained Glass Window
 Jackson First Year Algebra Class

Elementary, difficulty level 5. Find the size of a stained glass window for my front door.
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The Teddy Bears' Banquet *
 Claire Mead

Math Fundamentals, difficulty level 3. How many bears can be seated at the banquet?
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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.
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