Area and perimeter

3 videos
2 skills
Rectangles are common shapes that you will often find the need to compare. Who has a bigger poster size? Who's yard has more grass to mow? We'll learn about length, width, area, and perimeter--about all you need to know to begin comparing!

Area and perimeter word problem: width of a dog pen

VIDEO 3:14 minutes
If you know the perimeter and the length of a rectangle, you can figure out the width. Don't believe us? Watch and become a believer.

Area and perimeter word problem: table dimensions

VIDEO 4:46 minutes
If you know the area and perimeter of a rectangle, you can figure out the length and width. STILL don't believe us?Just watch.

Area and perimeter word problem: comparing areas of rectangles

VIDEO 2:21 minutes
We know the length and width of two rectangles. Guess what? We can compare the areas!

Area problems

PRACTICE PROBLEMS
Find the area of rectangles and squares when given side lengths.  Find the side length of a square when given the area.

Area and perimeter of rectangles word problems

PRACTICE PROBLEMS
Find the missing side length of a rectangle when given its perimeter or area.  Compare perimeters and areas of rectangles.