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# What is the difference between a perimetre and area?

Updated: 12/24/2022

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Perimeter = the distance around the edge of the field; how much fence it takes to enclose the field.

Area = how much land-surface the field covers, i.e. how many corn-stalks can be planted on it.

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Perimeter: the distance around the edge of the floor in the room.

Area: how much carpet it takes to cover the floor.

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### Differenece between perimetre and area?

for explae if you draw a circle the perimeter is the linea you do anda the area y all the inside.

### What is the perimetre of a square if it has an area of 4 centimetre squares?

this is stupidinuss

### What is the area of a square that has a perimetre of 32m?

The area of a square that has a perimeter of 32m is: 64 m2

28 cm

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### What is the area of a square with 80 cm perimetre?

A square with a side length of 20 cm (80/4) has an area of 400 cm2

### What is the perimeter of a square with an area of 36cm?

One side equal to 6cm perimetre is 6*4=24cm

### If perimetre of an irregular figure is known can you find its area?

Yes by working out individual sections and then adding them altogether.

### Does length times width measure the perimetre?

length plus width equals perimetre

### What is the perimetre if it has an area of 100 centimetres squared?

The perimeter of a square of known area is 4 x sqrt area, in this case 4 x 10 = 40 cm.

### What is a perimneter?

^Perimetre. Outer length of a shape.