# How to Find the Perimeter of a Rectangle: Formula & Example

Instructions:

question 1 of 3

### What is the perimeter of the following rectangle?

Start Your Free Trial To Take This Quiz

As a member, you'll also get unlimited access to over 55,000 lessons in math, English, science, history, and more. Plus, get practice tests, quizzes, and personalized coaching to help you succeed.

It only takes a few minutes to set up and you can cancel at any time.

### 2. Charlie wants to build a room with a perimeter of 60 feet. Which of the following is not a possible length and width of this room?

Start your free trial to access this entire worksheet
Quizzes, practice exams & worksheets
Certificate of Completion
Create an account to get started

When you use our worksheet and quiz, you'll practice solving problems that ask for the perimeter of rectangular shapes. You will also have to know general information about perimeter as well as how to insert numbers into the perimeter formula.

## Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Problems you will most likely see on this quiz include:

• Solve for the perimeter of a rectangle using length and width
• Given the perimeter, work backwards to find out length and width possibilities
• Solve for length or width given perimeter plus one other variable

## Skills Practiced

• Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how many sides you would need to know in order to measure perimeter
• Knowledge application - use your knowledge to plug information into the perimeter formula
• Making connections - use understanding of the concept of perimeter to calculate length or width