Area & perimeter of rectangles word problems

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


The area of a rectangle is 117 square meters. The width is 9 meters.
What is the length of the rectangle?
  • Your answer should be
  • an integer, like 6
  • an exact decimal, like 0, point, 75
  • a simplified proper fraction, like 3, slash, 5
  • a simplified improper fraction, like 7, slash, 4
  • a mixed number, like 1, space, 3, slash, 4