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Here you will find a range of free printable perimeter sheets, which will help your child to learn to work out the perimeters of a range of rectangles and rectilinear shapes.

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Perimeter Worksheet Information

On this webpage you will find our range of worksheets to help your child learn to work out the perimeter of a range of rectangles.

These sheets are graded from easiest to hardest, and each sheet comes complete with answers.

Using these sheets will help your child to:
  • understand what perimeter is;
  • know how to find the perimeter (and area) of a rectangle;
  • know how to find the perimeter (and area) of rectilinear shapes;
  • know how to find the perimeters of regular shapes;
All the free Math sheets in this section follow the Elementary Math Benchmarks for Grades 3 and 4.

What is Perimeter?

  • Perimeter is the distance around the outside of a shape.
  • It is measured as a length and can be in a range of units such as cm, inches, feet, miles, etc.

Perimeter of a Rectangle

  • The perimeter of a rectangle can be found by adding the length of the 2 sides together and doubling the answer.
  • Or Perimeter of a rectangle = (length + width) x 2
  • The perimeter of the rectangle below is (7 + 2) x 2 = 9 x 2 = 18cm

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