# Perimeter of Triangles and Rectangles

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### Rectangle HYGT has a perimeter of 170 inches. If the length is 10x - 7 and the width is 6x + 12, how wide is the rectangle?

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### 2. Jeremy's goal is to jog around the neighborhood park four times. If the park has four sides and each side is 100 meters, how many meters will Jeremy jog?

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The perimeter of a triangle or a rectangle can be calculated using measurements of the sides of these shapes. This quiz/worksheet combo will help you to test your understanding of how to perform these calculations using equations and variables.

## Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on topics such as:

• How to calculate the width of a rectangle if you are given the perimeter and length
• How to use multiplication to determine the perimeter
• How to calculate the perimeter of a triangle if you know the length of the sides

## Skills Practiced

• Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve practice problems that involve calculating the perimeter of triangles and rectangles
• Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to figure out the lengths of the sides of a triangle or rectangle if you are given the perimeter
• Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding equations using variables
• Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions with real-life applications

To learn more about perimeter, review the accompanying lesson titled Perimeter of Triangles and Rectangles. This lesson covers the following objectives:

• Understand how to create your own equations based on the information given
• Define the term congruent sides
• Know when to use addition or multiplication to calculate perimeter
• Understand how to work backwards and calculate the length of the sides when given the perimeter
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