Math Practice Topic: Perimeter and Area Word Problems

Description: Word problems with perimeter and area.

Adaptive Learning Progression: The word problems become more difficult.

Sample Levels (out of 6)

Solve. Answer with proper units.

1.
A rectangular rug measures 10 yd by 4 yd.
What is the area of this rug?

2.
A rectangular room measures 10 m by 2 m.
What is the perimeter of this room?

Solve. Answer with proper units.

1.
Jasmine wants new carpeting for her bedroom. Her
bedroom is a 9 m by 11 m rectangle. How much
carpeting does she need to buy to cover her
entire bedroom?

2.
Angelo is making a display board for the school
talent show. The display board is a 9 m by 9 m
rectangle. He needs to add a ribbon border
around the entire display board. What is the
length of ribbon that he needs?

3.
Elena has a rectangular herb garden that measures
10 yd by 4 yd. How much of her yard does the
garden cover?

Solve. Answer with proper units.

1.
Jill is making a display board for the school
elections. The display board is a 9 ft by 3 ft
rectangle. If ribbon costs $2 per foot, how much will
it cost to add a ribbon border around the entire
display board?

2.
Mary has a rectangular rose garden that measures 5 m
by 7 m. One bag of soil can cover 35 m2.
How many bags will she need to cover the entire garden?

bags

3.
The perimeter of a rectangular rug is 24 m and its
length is 6 m. Find the area of this rug.

4.
Tiffany wants new carpeting for her living room. Her
living room is a 10 m by 5 m rectangle. If carpeting
costs $1 per square meter, how much will it cost to
lay carpet for her entire living room?


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