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Area and Perimeter Word Problems

PDF, Word | 4 pages|Grades: 4 - 6

A collection of 13 area and perimeter word problems with answers.

This collection of area and perimeter word problems includes real-life scenarios involving:

  • triangles
  • squares
  • rectangles
  • hexagons
  • octagons

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    Zuriette Du Plessis

    The Task Cards and Word Problems will be good for extension work. Thank you.

    Zuriette Du Plessis · Jul 6th, 2021

    Holly (Teach Starter)

    Yes! A great extension activity that’s for sure.

    Holly (Teach Starter) · Jul 7th, 2021

    Richard Raay

    Works well in a relief classroom as a maths relay activity. More resources like this please.

    Richard Raay · Sep 28th, 2017

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    Stephanie (Teach Starter) · Oct 9th, 2017

    Resource Updates

    • Fixed spelling error on page 1, question 2

      Fix by Jill (Teach Starter) Aug 2nd, 2017

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