# SSAT Elementary Level Math : How to find the perimeter of a rectangle

## Example Questions

### Example Question #62 : Parallelograms

What is the length of a rectangular room with a perimeter of  and a width of

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

We have the perimeter and the width, so we can plug those values into our equation and solve for our unknown.

Subtract  from both sides

Divide  by both sides

### Example Question #2 : Apply Area And Perimeter Formulas For Rectangles: Ccss.Math.Content.4.Md.A.3

What is the length of a rectangular room with a perimeter of  and a width of

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

We have the perimeter and the width, so we can plug those values into our equation and solve for our unknown.

Subtract  from both sides

Divide  by both sides

### Example Question #131 : Measurement & Data

What is the length of a rectangular room with a perimeter of  and a width of

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

We have the perimeter and the width, so we can plug those values into our equation and solve for our unknown.

Subtract  from both sides

Divide  by both sides

### Example Question #1 : Recognize And Draw Shapes: Ccss.Math.Content.2.G.A.1

Which shape has  angles?

Possible Answers:

Pentagon

Cube

Triangle

Rectangle

Hexagon

Correct answer:

Rectangle

Explanation:

A rectangle has  angles.

### Example Question #31 : How To Find The Perimeter Of A Rectangle

Find the perimeter of a rectangle whose width is 6 and length is 8.

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

To solve, simply use the following formula for perimeter. Thus,

### Example Question #32 : How To Find The Perimeter Of A Rectangle

You just bought a dog and need to set up a fence around your yard.  If your yard is  by , how much fence do you need?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

The surround the yard you need to find the perimeter of the yard.

Perimeter is .

In this case, it is .

### Example Question #471 : Quadrilaterals

What is the perimeter of the rectangle below?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

The formula for perimeter of a rectangle is

To solve for the perimeter we can plug our known values into the equation.

### Example Question #122 : Rectangles

What is the perimeter of the rectangle below?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

The formula for perimeter of a rectangle is

To solve for the perimeter we can plug our known values into the equation.

### Example Question #361 : Quadrilaterals

What is the perimeter of the rectangle below?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

The formula for perimeter of a rectangle is

To solve for the perimeter we can plug our known values into the equation.

### Example Question #1 : Find Perimeter Or Missing Side Lengths Of Polygons: Ccss.Math.Content.3.Md.D.8

What is the perimeter of the rectangle below?

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

The formula for perimeter of a rectangle is

To solve for the perimeter we can plug our known values into the equation.