CPM Homework Banner

Home > MC1 > Chapter 3 > Lesson 3.2.3 > Problem 3-54


Think about the Base Ten blocks you used during the lesson. Using hundred block, ten blocks, and one blocks, create a shape with the largest possible perimeter. Remember that the blocks need to be touching along a side, not connected at a corner. Sketch your solution and show all of your work.

A reminder: The perimeter is the sum of the lengths of a shape's sides. Be sure to make the longer sides of the blocks exposed to increase the perimeter.

The blocks should be in a long line for the perimeter to be its greatest. The perimeter is .