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That's because "perimeter" means the distance around something - not the spaces inside. If you count squares inside a figure, you are finding the AREA, not the PERIMETER.

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โˆ™ 2016-04-29 12:10:10

Because to find the perimeter of a figure you add each side of the polygon.

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When finding the perimeter of a figure on grid why do you not count the spaces inside the grid?

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