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MEAP Preparation - Grade 5 Mathematics2.6 Finding the Areas/Perimeters of Shapes

 Perimeter is defined as the distance around a figure. Perimeter of a rectangle is 2(l+w) units, where l is the length and w is the width. Perimeter of a square is 4a units where a is the length of the side. Area of rectangle is l x w sq units. Area of square is a x a sq units. The space occupied by an object is called volume. Volume of a cube is l x b x h cubic units. Example: What is the area of room that measures 4 ft. by 7 ft. ? Area = 4 x 7 Answer: 28 sq. ft Directions: Answer the following questions. Also draw the figures and write at least ten examples of your own.
 Q 1: What is the perimeter of a room that is 9 feet by 8 feet?72 square feet34 feet72 feet Q 2: What is the area of a basketball court that is 25 feet by 42 feet?1,050 sq. feet134 feet1,050 feet Q 3: What is the area of a classroom that is 12 feet by 24 feet?72 sq. ft.288 sq. ft.288 ft. Q 4: To lay carpeting in a room, you need to know theperimeter of the roomarea of the roomthe area and perimeter of the room Q 5: What is the perimeter of a swimming pool that is 12 feet by 19 feet?62 feet228 sq. ft.62 sq. ft. Q 6: What is the area of a playground that is 45 feet by 65 feet?2,925 ft.2,925 sq. ft.220 feet Q 7: Find the area of a rectangle 10 cm by 84 cm.224 sq. cm2,352 sq. cm840 sq. cm Q 8: What would you need to know to put a fence around a yard?areaperimeterarea and perimeter Question 9: This question is available to subscribers only! Question 10: This question is available to subscribers only!