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Word Problem Exercises: Area and Perimeter of Polygons


General Questions


What is the length of a rectangle if the area is 12 meters square and the height is 4 meters?
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What is the area of a triangle with a base of 5 meters and a height of 5 meters?
2. 





What is the area of a parallelogram with bases that are 10 meters and a height of 5 meters?
3. 





What is the area of a triangle whose base is one half its height if the height is 8 meters?
4. 





What is the maximum area of a quadrilateral that has a perimeter of 64 meters?
5. 





How many 1 cm squares are needed to cover a square whose sides are 1 meter long?
6. 





What is the area the triangle formed by connecting the midpoints of the sides of an equilateral triangle with an area of 16 square meters?
7. 





If a parallelogram has an area of 40 square meters and a base of 10 meters, what is its height?
8. 





How many 1 meter by 2 meter rectangles can fit evenly in a square that is 5 meters on a side?
9. 





What is the height of an equilateral triangle with a base of 6 meter?
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What is the area of the triangle in the previous question?
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