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Perimeter is length or distance (inches, feet, meters). Area is square units (length2 : square inches, square feet, square meters), so to say that one is larger than another is not relevant.

If it's a 1 by 1, then the perimeter is 4 and the area is 1.

But if the square is 5 by 5, then it has a perimeter of 20 and an area of 25.

It depends, good luck.

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What is larger area or perimeter?

It depends. With a square with a side of 2, the perimeter is 8 while the area is 4. With a square with a side of 10, the perimeter is 40 while the area is 100. Usually, though, you'll find that the area is larger than the perimeter.

Can a perimeter be larger than the area itself for example a 3x3 square with a perimeter of 12in and a area of 9in?


Is it sometimes always or never true that the perimeter of a rectangle is numerically greater than its area?

Sometimes. Experiment with a small square and with a large square (though any shape rectangle will do). A square of 4 x 4 has a perimeter of 16, and an area of 16. A smaller square has more perimeter than area. A larger square has more area than perimeter.

Is the perimiter of 11 by 12 rectangle smaller or larger than the perimiter of a sqare with the same area?

11 x 12 rectangle has a larger perimeter = 46 units The 132 square unit area will give a square a perimeter of 45.9565 units

Is area on a triangle larger than perimeter?

Perimeter is length (units feet, centimeters, etc.) Area is length2 (square feet, square centimeters etc.). But if you want to disregard the units, you can find triangles which perimeter is larger, smaller or even 'equal' to area, depending on scale.Take a 3,4,5 right triangle. The perimeter = 3+4+5= 12 units. Area = 3*4/2 = 6 square units. Now double the sides.Perimeter = 6 + 8+ 10 = 24 units. Area = 6*8/2 = 24 square units (the numbers are equal). Scaling it larger, then the valueof the area (in square units) will be larger than the perimeter value (in straight units).

Is the area always larger than the perimeter?

No the area is not always larger than the perimeter. Ex. The area of a reectangle could be 4 feet. The width could be 4 while the length is 1. The perimeter total would be 10.

Why is the area of a circle bigger than a square with the same perimeter?

It is not. If you draw yourself a square then inscribe a circle with a radius of half the length of a side of the square, the circle will fit inside the square but the corners of the square will be outside the circle. Thus by inspection the area of the square is larger than the area of the circle.

Is the perimeter larger than the area?

Yes it can but on some occasions the area can be more.

Is the area of a sq inch larger than the area of a sq cm?

Yes a square inch is larger than a square cm

If a perimeter is 22 ft what is rectangle with an area larger than 30?


What is the relation between perimeter and triangle area?

If you double (2 times) the perimeter the area will will be 4 times larger. Therefore the area is proportional to the square of the perimeter or the perimeter is proportional to the square root of area. The relationship as shown above applies only to triangles with similar proportions, that is when you scale up or down any triangle of fixed proportions. Other than that requirement, there is no relationship between perimeter and area of any shape of triangle except that it can be stated that the area will be maximum when the sides are of equal length (sides = 1/3 of perimeter).

How is area perimeter and volume related?

In general the larger the perimeter (of a flat shape) the greater the area. Given two congruent shapes the one with the larger perimeter has a greater area.But two shapes that are not congruent (or almost so) do not follow this rule: for example a rectangle fifteen units long and one unit wide has an area of 15 square units and a perimeter of 32 units. While a square with edges four units has an area of sixteen square units (one more than the other rectangle) but a perimeter of only sixteen units (half that of the long thin rectangle).So too with surface area and volume. Of two congruent 3 dimensional shapes, the one with the larger volume will also have a larger surface area.

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