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1-5.

The area of the rectangle below is

Area =

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.