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Area & Perimeter of a Rectangle

Directions: Using the digits 1-9 at most once each, create a rectangle with an area as close to 500 and a perimeter as close to 100 as possible. Source: Owen Kaplinsky

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Perimeter & Circumference

Directions: Using the digits 1-6, at most one time each, fill in the boxes to create the largest and smallest combined perimeter/circumference for the rectangle and circle. Source: Christin Smith

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Perimeter and Pythagorean Theorem

Directions: What could the lengths of the legs be such that the lengths of the legs are integers and x is an irrational number between 5 and 7? Source: Daniel Luevanos

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Rectangle Area and Perimeter

Directions: The length of a rectangle is 6 cm and its perimeter is 16 cm what is the area of the rectangle in square centimeters? Source: Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS)

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Perimeter

Directions: Draw three rectangles with a perimeter of 20 units. Source: Dan Meyer

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Squares: Perimeter v. Area

Directions: How can you tell which square is bigger: a square with a perimeter of 25 units or a square with an area of 25 square units? Source: Robert Kaplinsky

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Rectangles: Perimeter v. Area

Directions: How can you tell which rectangle is bigger: a rectangle with a perimeter of 24 units or a rectangle with an area of 24 square units? Source: Robert Kaplinsky

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Area of a Rectangle

Directions: Using the digits 1 – 9, at most once each, fill in the blanks to make it so that the value for the area of the rectangle (in square units) is greater that the value for the perimeter (in linear units). What is the greatest difference you can find between the area and perimeter? What is the least difference …

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Sides of a Triangle

Directions: The perimeter of a triangle is 20 units. Using whole numbers, how many sets of side lengths can you find for this triangle? Source: Christina Ploeckelman

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