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Q: Why is perimeter measured in units and area measured in sq units?

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A perimeter is not enough to determine the area. It depends on the shape. The shape has the greatest area if it is a circle and then the area will be 143.73 square units (approx). If it a square, the area will be 112.890625 sq units. But the area can be reduced, without limit, by making the shape longer and thinner. For example, 20*1.25 rectangle: area = 25 sq units 21*0.25 rectangle: area = 5.25 sq units 21.2*0.05 rectangle: area = 1.06 sq units 21.24*0.001 rectangle: area = 0.2124 sq units etc

The perimeter (measured in cm) is the length around so you would just add 144 + 162 + 144 + 162. The area (measured in sq. cm) is how much the surface covers. It is just multiplying 144 x 162.

Perimeter = 4 x length32 = 4 x lengthLength = 8 unitsArea = (length)2Area = 82Area = 64 sq units

Further information is needed to provide an answer to this question. If the area is 140 sq units, then this could be formed from a rectangle 1 unit wide by 140 units long - giving a perimeter of 2 x 140 + 2 x 1 = 282 units. But, the rectangle could be 14 units wide and 10 units long giving a perimeter of 2 x 14 + 2 x 10 = 48 units.

The answer is 1.44 sq. In.

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The perimeter is not going to have sq units. If the perimeter of a square is 15 units then the area would be 14.0625units squared.

Yes but not a square (or rectangle). A quadrilateral with an area of 16 sq units must have sides of at least 4 units and so a perimeter of at least 16 units. However, a circle of perimeter 15 units will enclose an area of 17.905 sq units (to 3 dp) so an ellipse of 15 units' perimeter will meet the requirements.

Any positive value upto 36 square units. A 6x6 square will have the maximum area of 36 sq units; a 5x7 rectangle will have an area of 35 sq units, and the area will be reduced as you reduce one of the measures and increase the other so that their sum remains 12 units so that the perimeter is 24 units. 1x11 will be 11 sq units 0.1x11.9 will be 1.19 sq units 0.01x11.99 will be 0.1199 sq units 0.001x11.999 will be 0.011999 sq units, etc.

Any positive value upto 0.36 square units. A 0.6 x 0.6 square will have the maximum area of 0.36 sq units; a 0.5 x 0.7 rectangle will have an area of 0.35 sq units, and the area will be reduced as you reduce one of the measures and increase the other so that their sum remains 1.2 units so that the perimeter is 2.4 units. 0.1x1.1 will be 0.11 sq units 0.01x1.19 will be 0.0119 sq units 0.001x1.199 will be 0.001199 sq units 0.0001x1.1999 will be 0.00011999 sq units, etc.

The unit of area is square unit. It is measured in sq. km, sq. m, sq.cm

A perimeter is not enough to determine the area. It depends on the shape. The shape has the greatest area if it is a circle and then the area will be 143.73 square units (approx). If it a square, the area will be 112.890625 sq units. But the area can be reduced, without limit, by making the shape longer and thinner. For example, 20*1.25 rectangle: area = 25 sq units 21*0.25 rectangle: area = 5.25 sq units 21.2*0.05 rectangle: area = 1.06 sq units 21.24*0.001 rectangle: area = 0.2124 sq units etc

Any area you want greater than 0 square units and less than or equal to 324/π sq units ≈ 103.13 sq units.

a square

Lateral area = 10*3 = 30 sq units Total area = Lateral area + 2*Base area [top and bottom] = 30+2*7 = 44 sq units

This is a rectangle with length 5 units and width 3 units. The area = length x width = 5 x 3 = 15 sq units. The perimeter = 2 x (length + width) = 2 x 8 = 16 units.

meter length is measured in metric units. Square feet in area is measured in English units of measurement. These two are not comparable.

There are some units of area which don't have the word "square" in them. Area is most commonly measured in squares of lengthunits, but acres, ares, hectares and barns are other area units. 1 acre = 1/640 sq. mile = 43560 sq feet. 1 barn = 100 square femtometers.

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