Describing perimeters

In this lesson, you will use different units of length to describe perimeter; calculate the perimeter of polygons and estimate the perimeter of ‘curved’ shapes.

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Quiz:

Describing perimeters quiz

Please complete the questions below after watching the video.

Q1.Fill in the gap: Perimeter is a measure of the total _________ around the outside of a shape.

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Q2.Fill in the gap: We record perimeter using units of __________, such as m, cm and mm.

2/5

Q3.Find the perimeter of this shape.

3/5

Q4.One side of a square is 8m. What is the perimeter of the square?

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Q5.A regular pentagon has a perimeter of 50mm. What is the length of one side of the pentagon?

5/5

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Describing perimeters quiz

Please complete the questions below after watching the video.

Q1.Fill in the gap: Perimeter is a measure of the total _________ around the outside of a shape.

1/5

Q2.Fill in the gap: We record perimeter using units of __________, such as m, cm and mm.

2/5

Q3.Find the perimeter of this shape.

3/5

Q4.One side of a square is 8m. What is the perimeter of the square?

4/5

Q5.A regular pentagon has a perimeter of 50mm. What is the length of one side of the pentagon?

5/5

Lesson summary: Describing perimeters

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