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The area of the rectangle below is

Find the perimeter of each of these rectangles. You may want to refer to the Math Notes box for this lesson for more information on the perimeter of a figure.

The perimeter is the distance around the outside of a figure.

, , , and units Of these rectangles, which has the largest perimeter? Which has the smallest perimeter? Describe these shapes. Remember to use complete sentences.

The largest perimeter is a thin rectangle, P =

units;

the smallest is close to a square shape, P =units.