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Perimeter Challenge

Age 11 to 14
Challenge Level

Perimeter Challenge printable sheet

In each of the following problems, work out the perimeter of one small rectangle:  






Can you find the perimeter of this shape?


You may wish to try Perimeter Possibilities next.

With thanks to Don Steward, whose ideas formed the basis of this problem.