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Perimeter

The problems in this section explore the numerical and/or physical properties of perimeter.
 Related Resources

Interactive resources from our Math Tools project:
Math 7: Measurement: Perimeter
The closest match in our Ask Dr. Math archives:
Middle School: Measurement
NCTM Standards:
Measurement Standard for Grades 68
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Building Fences
 Judy Ann Brown

PreAlgebra, difficulty level 3. Plan a garden so as to maximize the area surrounded by a 36yard fence.
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Building on Water
 Judy Ann Brown

PreAlgebra, difficulty level 4. Find the area of a circular pond not covered by a rectangular building.
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Dividing Daffodils
 Suzanne Alejandre

PreAlgebra, difficulty level 4. Help us plant our garden of daffodils.
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Fences for Fido and Friends
 Annie Fetter

PreAlgebra, difficulty level 2. Find the area of each rectangular dog pen.
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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 Quilt Made of Squares
 Annie Fetter

PreAlgebra, difficulty level 3. Using the information given, will the finished quilt be in the shape of a
square?
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A Surfer's Tessellation
 Mr. Marthinsen's First Period Class

PreAlgebra, difficulty level 2. Shane is retiling his surf shack. How many of each kind of tile will he need, and what does a big tile cost?
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Tiling Tables
 Suzanne Alejandre

PreAlgebra, difficulty level 3. Find a method to quickly calculate the dimensions of a rectangular table top with a given area so that it has the smallest possible perimeter.
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