What is Perimeter? - Definition & Formula


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What is the perimeter?

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1. Find the perimeter.

2. What is the perimeter?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

By way of several example problems, you will be tasked with finding the perimeter of multiple shapes with this quiz/worksheet combination.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be assessed on your ability to find the perimeter of:

  • Squares
  • Rectangles
  • Pentagons

Skills Practiced

  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve practice problems on finding perimeter
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding polygons
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the perimeter formula

Additional Learning

Would you like to learn more about perimeter? If so, study the associated lesson named, What is Perimeter? - Definition & Formula. With this tutorial, you will learn more about:

  • The contrast of the words circumference and perimeter
  • A perimeter's formulas and associated terms
  • Finding the perimeter of a triangle versus that of a square or rectangle
  • Hexagonal perimeter
  • Interpreting perimeter word problems