Determine whether you would need to measure area or perimeter to solve the situations described in question 1-5.

1.

You are going to spread icing onto a square cake. How much icing will you need?

a. Area b. Perimeter

2.

You are going to put fencing around the school playground. How much fencing material will you need?

a. Area b. Perimeter

3.

You are going to create a ribbon border for the front of your poster board. How much ribbon border will you need?

a. Area b. Perimeter

4.

You are going to cover the surface of a dining room table with cloth for a special dinner. How much cloth will you need?

a. Area b. Perimeter

5.

You are going to paint the outside of a house. How much paint will you need?

a. Area b. Perimeter

6.

Let the box below represent the floor of your bedroom. You need to buy carpet to cover the entire floor. How much carpet will you need?

a. 30 ft. b. 30 square ft c. 50 ft. d. 50 square ft.

7.

The area of the figure below is 18 square cm. What is the area of the shaded portion (rectangle) of the figure?

a. 12 square cm b. 13 square cm c. 15 square cm d. 16 square cm

8.

The shaded triangle below has a base of 4 cm and a height of 5 cm. What is the area of a rectangle?

a. 10 square cm b. 18 square cm c. 20 square cm d. 40 square cm

9.

What is true about these two figures?

a. The area of the triangle equals one half the area of the rectangle b. The area of the rectangle is three times the area of the triangle. c. The perimeter of the triangle is greater than the perimeter of the rectangle. d. The perimeter of the rectangle is twice the perimeter of the triangle.

10.

What is the area of a quadrilateral that is formed from two triangles with bases of 12 inches and heights of 6 inches?

a. 18 square in. b. 36 square in. c. 72 square in. d. 144 square in.

11.

A triangular sail is 10 feet tall and has a base of 8 feet. What is the area of the sail?

a. 80 square ft b. 40 square ft c. 36 square ft d. 18 square ft

12.

A square picnic shelter is surrounded by a playground.

What is the area of just the playground?

a. 58 square m b. 436 square m c. 564 square m d. 500 square m

13.

Each side of a square is 8 cm.
A rectangle has the same perimeter as the square, but its length is 10 cm. What is its width?

a. 6 b. 11 c. 12 d. 22

14.

Find the perimeter.

a. 30 cm b. 36 cm c. 54 cm d. 62 cm

15.

Find the perimeter of the rectangle.

a. 16 cm b. 32 cm c. 55 cm d. 64 cm

16.

Find the area of the rectangle.

a. 15 square ft b. 30 square ft c. 36 square ft d. 48 square ft

17.

Find the area.

a. 13 square cm b. 20 square cm c. 40 square cm d. 44 square cm

18.

Find the area.

a. 6 square cm b. 12 square cm c. 18 square cm d. 24 square cm

For Question 19-26,please match each polygon with its correct name.

19.

a. hexagon b. octagon c. pentagon d. quadrilateral e. septagon f. None

20.

a. hexagon b. octagon c. pentagon d. quadrilateral e. septagon f. None

21.

a. hexagon b. octagon c. pentagon d. quadrilateral e. septagon f. None

22.

a. hexagon b. octagon c. pentagond d. quadrilatera e. septagon f. None

23.

a. hexagon b. octagon c. pentagon d. quadrilateral e. septagon f. None

24.

a. hexagon b. octagon c. pentagon d. quadrilateral e. septagon f. None

25.

a. hexagon b. octagon c. pentagon d. decagon e. septagon f. None

26.

a. hexagon b. octagon c. pentagond d. nonagon e. septagon f. None