Year 5 Measurement Return to Primary Maths Resources

Teacher resources.

Gordons perimeter


BBC Bitesize Perimeter and Area:

How to calculate the area and perimeter of compound shapes, including the use of the correct units.

Student resources.

Perimeter word problems

  1. The length of a rectangle is double its width. Find the perimeter if the width is 200 cm.
  2. The length of a rectangle is 6 times its width. Find the length and width of the rectangle if the perimeter is 7 metres.
  3. Jake wants to build a fence around his swimming pool to comply with safety regulations. If the length of his pool area is 6 metres and the width is 4 metres, how much will it cost? Fencing costs £55.50 a metre.

Area and Perimeter: