Basic College Mathematics (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0134467795
ISBN 13: 978-0-13446-779-5

Chapter 8 - Geometry - Summary Exercises - Perimeter, Circumference and Area - Page 577: 4


To find the perimeter of a shape you add up the length of its sides and to find the area of the shape you use different formulas depending on the shape to multiply the height, width, length, etc of the shape to find the amount of units squared within its borders.

Work Step by Step

Perimeter is the distance around the edge of a shape while area is a 2 dimensional measurement of the space it takes up.
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