# Area &amp; Perimeter

```Area
&amp;
Perimeter
SHAPE OVERVIEW
Rectangle
Triangle
Hexagon
Circle
Parallelogram
Trapezoid
Square
Pentagon
Perimeter of
a Rectangle
2
4
To calculate the perimeter of an object or space, you will
need to add up all of the outside measurements.
2 + 4 + 2 + 4 = ________
Try to find the perimeter
of these rectangles.
1
6
2
3
2
5
4
3
Find the perimeter of these squares.
25
5
12
16
8
Find the perimeter of these triangles.
5
3
5
5
5
4
10
8
3
3
3
6
Tricky Perimeters
(Look carefully.)
3
You will need to
remember
which sides to
values for
each side.
2
2
2
2
AREA
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You will use different formulas for each
type of shape when finding area
Each answer will require you to use the
measurement given, and it will always be
squared…ex.) 9 ft.2
Area of
a Rectangle
L
W
A=LxW
The area formula for a rectangle is length x width
Find the area
of these rectangles.
1
6
2
3
2
5
4
3
Area of
a Square
A=SxS
You find the
area of a
square by
multiplying
the side by
itself.
S
Find the area of these squares.
25
5
12
16
8
Area of a Triangle
H
B
Finding the area of a triangle is different.
A = &frac12; (B x H)
Find the area of these triangles.
3
4
7
5
8
2
3
6
AREA OF A PARALLELOGRAM
H
B
A=BxH
(base x height)
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Find the area of these
parallelograms.
2
4
3.5
7
14
19
AREA OF A TRAPEZOID
B1
H
B2
A = &frac12; H (b1 + b2)
&frac12; Height (base 1 + base 2)
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Find the area of the trapezoids.
23
12
14
31
16
9
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