Perimeter of a Rectangle

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Use models to develop the relationship between the total distance around a figure and the formula for perimeter; find perimeter using the formula in number and word problems.

Perimeter of a Rectangle

Develop the formula for a perimeter of a rectangle in this activity,

Putting It All Together

Answer these open ended questions on your own or with others to form deeper math connections.

Open-ended question

In the space below, use the formula for perimeter of a rectangle to develop the formula for perimeter of a square.

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