Perimeter Word Problems

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Perimeter Word Problems

  • A cattlerancher needs to put a new fence (#671)
    A cattlerancher needs to put a new fence around his pasture. The pasture is 1 mile long and 1 1/2 long ...
    perimeter, shapes
  • A man wants to put up a border around (#3264)
    A man wants to put up a border around his tomato plants. His plants are in a rectangular garden where the length is twice as long as the ...
    rectangles, perimeter, shapes, plane figures
  • A park is bordered by a river and 2 fences (#2728)
    A park is bordered by a river and 2 fences. A trail that runs right along the river is 2.4 km ...
    perimeter, shapes
  • A rectangular picture frame (#2383)
    A rectangular picture frame is 4 times as wide as its length with a perimeter of 80 ...
    perimeter, shapes, polynomials
  • A rectangular swimming pool measures (#3442)
    A rectangular swimming pool measures 25ft by 50ft and has a 6 foot wide sidewalk around ...
    perimeter, shapes, area of rectangles, rectangles, area, plane figures
  • A square animal pen (#650)
    A square animal pen and a pen shaped like an equilateral triangle have equal ...
    perimeter, shapes
  • A square courtyard has a side (#1793)
    A square courtyard has a side length of 50 yards. The city plans to add x yards to each side so that it can pour a sidewalk around ...
    shapes, perimeter
  • A square has an area (#2667)
    A square has an area of 121 square ...
    perimeter, shapes
  • A triangle has a perimeter (#1818)
    A triangle has a perimeter of 161 miles. Each of the 2 smaller sides of the triangle is two-thirds the length of the longest ...
    perimeter, shapes
  • A triangle has a perimeter (#2453)
    A triangle has a perimeter of 197 centimeters. The sum of the smallest and medium sides is 49 cm more than the longest side. The difference of the longest side and shortest sides is 22 ...
    perimeter, shapes, polynomials
  • A wood deck that is 10 feet wide (#2896)
    A wood deck that is 10 feet wide surrounds an elliptically shaped pool. The pool is 52 feet long and 20 feet ...
    perimeter, area, plane figures, shapes
  • Deshawn wants to build a fence (#1536)
    Deshawn wants to build a fence around a rectangular space in his backyard. The space is 5 yards long and 3 yards wide. The fence section are 1 yard ...
    shapes, perimeter
  • If each of the sides of an isosceles triangle (#722)
    If each of the sides of an isosceles triangle is 5 times the third side and the perimeter of the triangle is 121 ...
    perimeter, shapes
  • If the perimeter of a rectangle (#2301)
    If the perimeter of a rectangle is 112 meters, and the length is one meter shorter than twice the ...
    perimeter, shapes
  • Jimís nephew owns a triangular plot of land (#2980)
    Jimís nephew owns a triangular plot of land. The perimeter fence that surrounds the land measures 121 feet. The shortest side is 15 feet longer than one-half of the longest side. The second longest side is 4 feet shorter than the longest ...
    triangles, polygons, shapes, plane figures, curves, perimeter
  • John is fencing his yard (#3539)
    John is fencing his yard that is 25 feet long and 40 feet wide.  He wants to put fencing around the entire perimeter of his yard.  The fencing he likes is $3 per ...
    perimeter, shapes, cost
  • Martina fenced off a space in her backyard (#794)
    Martina fenced off a space in her backyard for her new puppy. The perimeter of the rectangular space is 6 meters. If two opposite sides are each 2 meters ...
    perimeter, shapes
  • perimeter (#527)
    An olypmpic swimming pool is twice as long as its width. The perimeter of the pool is 150 ...
    perimeter, shapes
  • Perimeter (#4249)
    The perimeter of an NBA basketball court is 288ft. The length in 44ft longer than the ...
    shapes, perimeter
  • Perimeter (#4753)
    A rectangular field is 5 yards longer than twice the ...
    shapes, perimeter
  • Perimeter (#5417)
    A rectangle is 6 times long as it is wide. The perimeter is 120 cm. Find the dimensions of the ...
    shapes, perimeter
  • Perimeter (#5312)
    the length of  triangle is 93ft.side a  of triangle is twice as long as side b.side c is 3ft. longer than side ...
    perimeter, shapes
  • Perimeter (#5715)
    A rectangular corral is surrounded by a chain link fence that costs $12.00 per meter.The corral is separated into two smaller rectangular pens by a barbed wire fence that costs $4.00 per meter. Altogether 160 meters of fencing were used at a cost of $1760...
    perimeter, shapes
  • Perimeter (#5929)
    The perimeter of an athletic field is 240 yd. The length is 15 yd less than twice the width of the ...
    perimeter, shapes
  • Perimeter (#6044)
    The length of a rectangle is 8 ft. longer than twice the width.  If the Perimeter is 88 ft....
    perimeter, shapes
  • Perimeter (#6129)
    Find the perimeter of a triangle if one side is 16 feet, another is two-sevenths the ...
    perimeter, shapes
  • Perimeter (#6138)
    The perimeter of a rectangle is 6 times the width. The length is 3 more than the ...
    perimeter, shapes
  • Perimeter (#6321)
    a regular octagon has sides of length 4x+3.  the perimeter of the regular octagon is 216...
    perimeter, shapes
  • Perimeter (#6823)
    The length of a rectangle is 10 more than twice the width. The perimeter of the rectangle is 35 more than 5 times the ...
    perimeter, shapes
  • Perimeter (#6824)
    The length of the smallest side of a triangle is one-half the length of the longest side.  The length of the middle side is 5 less than the length of the longest side.  The perimeter of the triangle is 55 cm ...
    perimeter, shapes
  • Perimeter (#6830)
    Her  perimeter of the garden is 36feet. She wants to surround the garden with bicks. Each brick is 6...
    perimeter, shapes
  • Perimeter (#6966)
    The length of each side of an equilateral triangle is 5 centimeters more than the length of each side of a square. The perimeter two figures are ...
    perimeter, shapes
  • Perimeter (#7150)
    find the perimeter of a hexagon, in terms of ...
    perimeter, shapes
  • Perimeter (#7178)
    mr. chain has 3 sails on a ship two of the sails has a side of 6ft and base of 4 meters and a side of 10 ft the third sail has double measements of the first two sails how much farbic does mr . chain need for the third ...
    perimeter, shapes
  • Perimeter (#7645)
    The length of a rectangle is twice the width. The perimeter
    is 48 ...
    perimeter, shapes
  • Perimeter (#7663)
    If the perimeter of a rectangular field is 280 ft and the width is 20 more than one half of the ...
    perimeter, shapes
  • Perimeter (#8016)
    on a triangle with two equal sides, the base i three times the size of either of the two equal sides. the perimeter of the triangle is 35 ...
    perimeter, shapes
  • Perimeter (#8521)
    The length of a rectangle is 7 centimeters greater than the width. The perimeter is 54 ...
    perimeter, shapes
  • Perimeter (#8642)
    the length of a rectangle is 4 inches greater than the widtj. the perimeter is 24 inches. find the length and width
    perimeter, shapes
  • Perimeter (#8705)
    the cat was having an orgasm how many times did he need to cum before it happned?
    perimeter, shapes
  • Perimeter (#8858)
    A rectangle and an equilateral triangle have the same perimeter. The length ok the rectangle is twice its width. Each side of the triangle is 45...
    perimeter, shapes
  • Perimeter (#9032)
    The length of a rectangle exceeds its width by4 feet.  If the width is doubled and the length is decreased by 2 feet, a new rectangle is formed whose perimeter is 8 feet more then the perimeter of the orginal ...
    perimeter, shapes
  • Perimeter (#9646)
    the perimeter of a rectangle ti 122 meters. find the dimensions if the length is 35 meters longer than the ...
    perimeter, shapes
  • Perimeter (#10745)
    the length of a basketball court is 34 ft. greater than the width. The permiter of a basketball court is 268 feet. Write and solve and equation to find the ...
    perimeter, shapes
  • The lenght of a rectangle (#2372)
    The lenght of a rectangle is 30cm less then three times the width. the perimeter of this rectangle is 180...
    shapes, perimeter, polynomials
  • The length of a certain rectangle (#3290)
    The length, L, of a certain rectangle is four feet more than three times its width, W. The perimeter of the rectangle is 88 ...
    solving systems of equations, rectangles, perimeter, shapes, plane figures, systems of equations, solving equations, systems, equations
  • The outside walls of a house (#2310)
    The outside walls of a house are 2 meters high and the amount you can spend for outside wall materials cannot go over $7500. For each material at the cost given, what is the greatest perimeter the house could have? Wood at $53 per square meter, Stucco at $57 per square meter, Brick at $65 per square ...
    perimeter, shapes
  • The perimeter of a rectangle (#3015)
    The perimeter of a rectangle is 80 feet. If its length is 20 feet 6 ...
    width, perimeter, rectangles, shapes, plane figures
  • The perimeter of a rectangular (#3046)
    The perimeter of a rectangular lawn is 24m. If the area of the lawn is 35m2...
    perimeter, shapes, solving equations, systems of equations, equations, systems, solving systems of equations
  • Trapezoids (#2209)
    The trapezoid has a slant length of 6 inches. The interior length is 10 inches. The bases are 5 ...
    perimeter, plane figures, trapezoids, shapes
  • What is the area and perimeter (#2776)
    What is the area and perimeter of a fence that is 5 yards long and 3 yards wide?
    area, perimeter, shapes, plane figures
  • What is the perimeter of a rectangle (#1478)
    What is the perimeter of a rectangle that is 5 yd and 3 yd wide?
    perimeter, shapes
  • What is the perimeter of a square table (#2342)
    What is the perimeter of a square table with a side of 50inches?
    perimeter, shapes

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Many students find perimeter word problems difficult. At TuLyn, we created word problems on perimeter to help you better understand perimeter.