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# What is perimeter measured in?

Updated: 12/19/2022

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any convenient unit of length

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### Why is perimeter measured in units and area measured in sq units?

Because a perimeter is measured in linear units while an area is measured in square units.

### Can the perimeter of a desk be measured in cubic units?

No. Just like a length, a perimeter is measured in linear units.

### How can be perimeter measured?

The perimeter is the sum of the measurements around a shape.

### Explain why perimeter is measured in units and area is measured in square units?

Because the perimeter is a linear measurement, and area is measured by multiplying 2 linear measurements together.

### Why is perimeter measured in units?

Then what do you measure it with?

### Is the answer to perimeter measured in square feet?

Nurr, it's measured in regular measurements.

### Why is the area of a circle measured in?

Perimeter, I think.

It's a length.

### Are the units for finding perimeter always square?

No, perimeter is always measured in units of length (L)

### Why is perimeter measured in feet?

it isn't- it can be measured in any unit of measure that measures length

### Is perimeter measured in cubic units or square?

A perimeter is measured in LINEAR units. Neither 'square' units nor 'cube' units.

### How many inches are in a perimeter of 18 inches?

If the perimeter is already measured in inches, there is nothing to convert. There are 18 inches in a perimeter of 18 inches.