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Q: What shape has an area of 12 and a perimeter of 16?

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The area of a square with a perimeter of 16 is: 16 square units.

A shape is a nebulous term. It may mean a triangle, a square, or a pentagon in 2D, or a block or pyramid in 3D etc. The perimeter and area cannot be found without defining the shape first. How many dimensions? How many sides? For example, if the shape is a square, which has 4 edges, its perimeter = 4 * 4 [m] = 16 [m] and its area = 4 [m] * 4 [m] = 16 [m^2].

The perimeter is 16 meters.

The area is 16 cm2

Strictly speaking an area cannot equal a perimeter because an area is a two dimensional concept while a perimeter is one dimensional. A shape can have the same number for its perimeter and its diameter but then thanks to the dimensionality of these measures, this is totally dependant on the units of measurement used.For example a 4m * 4m square has an area of 16 m2 and a perimeter of 16 m. So far so good.But the same shape could be describes as a 400cm * 400 cm square. Now area = 160000 cm2 while perimeter = 1600 cm.Or, 13.1234 ft*13.1234 ft giving an area of 172.2226 square ft and a perimeter of 52.4934 ft.So, through appropriate choice of the unit of measurement, the area and perimeter of any shape can be made numerically equal.

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4x4 square: perimeter - 16 area - 16 6x2 rectangle perimeter - 16 area - 12

There is a square that has a length of 4. Area: 4 x 4: 16 Perimeter: 4+4+4+4= 16 Yes, there is a shape with the same perimeter and area.

Yes a 2 by 6 rectangle for example.

56

Perimeter = 12+12+16+16 = 56 feet Area = 12*16 = 192 square feet

A 5 by 3 rectangle

A rectangle has 2 pairs of equal sides. perimeter is the sum of the lengths of all sides: Perimeter = 12 + 12 + 16 + 16 = 56 Ft Area = 12 x 16 = 192 Ft2

It depends on the shape. Any area up to 20.37 square cm is possible.

nope because if u have a square with a side length of 4 then the perimeter is 16 and the area is 16 and say if u have a rectangle with side lengths of 2 and 6 then the perimeter is 16 but the area is 12 so the answer is no

The perimeter of each tile is 4 inches. So the perimeter of 16 tiles - separately - is 4*16 = 64 inches. The perimeter of a 16-tile shape depends on the shape.

Any plane shape.

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.

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