Chapter 19 Area and Perimeter

  • Chapter 19

    Chapter Objective:

    * Explore and understand units used to find perimeter and area of figures and analyze the relationship between them.


    Vocabulary:

    area - Area is the number of square units it takes to cover the surface of each figure without overlapping.

    square units - Square units are units such as square centimeters, square inches, square foot, and square meter that are used to measure area. 

    square centimeter (cm²) - Square centimeter is a metric unit of measurement for smaller area.

    square inch (in.²) - Square inch is a standard or customary unit of measurement for small area.

    square meter () - Square meter is a metric unit of measure for large area.

    square foot (ft²) - Square foot is a standard or customary unit of measure for large area.

    perimeter - Perimeter is the distance around a figure. Perimeter can be measured in linear units such as centimeters, inches, meters and feet.