Challenge Exercises: Perimeter & Area

Perimeter & Area

Directions: Read each question below. Click once in an ANSWER BOX and type in your answer; then click ENTER. Your answers should be given as whole numbers greater than zero. After you click ENTER, a message will appear in the RESULTS BOX to indicate whether your answer is correct or incorrect. To start over, click CLEAR.

1. A piece of paper has a length of 16 inches and an area of 48 square inches. Find the width. 
ANSWER BOX:  W =  in  

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2. The perimeter of a square-shaped rug is 36 meters. Find the area. 
ANSWER BOX:  A =  m2  

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3. The area of a triangular-shaped garden is 72 square feet and the height is 24 feet. Find the base. 
ANSWER BOX:  b =  ft  

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4. The height of a parallelogram is 6 more units than the base. What is the area of the parallelogram if the base is 15 centimeters? 
ANSWER BOX:  A =  cm2  

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5. A dining room table has 8 sides of equal length. If one side measures 15 inches, what is the perimeter of the table? 
ANSWER BOX:  P =  in  

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6. A man has 30 feet of fence for a rectangular garden. What is the area of the largest garden he can build with whole-number dimensions? 
ANSWER BOX:  A =  ft2  

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7. A cardboard cut-out has 5 sides of equal length. If the perimeter is 65 centimeters, what is the length of one side? 
ANSWER BOX:  s =  cm  

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8. A chess board has an area of 49 square inches. Find the perimeter. 
ANSWER BOX:  P =  in  

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9. Room carpet costs $25 per square yard. If the area of a bedroom is 20 square yards, how much will the room carpet cost? (No decimal point) 
ANSWER BOX: $   

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10. A mirrored plate has 6 sides of equal length. If the perimeter is 72 centimeters, what is the length of one side? 
ANSWER BOX:  L =  cm  

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