# All about Area and Perimeter

### All about Area and Perimeter

Understanding how areas and perimeters change as we change a shape is important not just mathematically but also in solving many real-life problems. This collection of rich tasks is intended to help you to develop these useful insights into area and perimeter.

### Perimeter Possibilities

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level
I'm thinking of a rectangle with an area of 24. What could its perimeter be?

### Changing Areas, Changing Perimeters

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level
How can you change the area of a shape but keep its perimeter the same? How can you change the perimeter but keep the area the same?

### Fence It

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level
If you have only 40 metres of fencing available, what is the maximum area of land you can fence off?

### Isosceles Triangles

##### Age 11 to 14Challenge Level
Draw some isosceles triangles with an area of $9$cm$^2$ and a vertex at (20,20). If all the vertices must have whole number coordinates, how many is it possible to draw?

### Curvy Areas

##### Age 14 to 16Challenge Level
Have a go at creating these images based on circles. What do you notice about the areas of the different sections?