Chapter 13 Area and Perimeter

  • Chapter 13

    Chapter Objective:

    * Area and perimeter of a square, rectangle, or composite figure can be found by counting squares or using a formula.


    length - The length is the distance along a line segment or figure from one point to another. It is usually the longer side of a rectangle.

    width - The width is the length of the shorter side of a rectangle.

    composite figure - A composite figure is a figure that can be divided into other shapes, such as a square and a rectangle.