Practice with
Perimeter and Circumference
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Answer the following questions dealing with
 perimeter and circumference.  A calculator is needed.

1.

The pied piper and his friends are walking around a track that is shaped like a regular pentagon.   Each side measures 85 feet.  If they make 3 complete trips around the track, how far will they have walked?

Choose:

255 ft
500 ft
1275 ft
1530 ft 

 

 

2.

 

Find the perimeter of this rectangle.

 

Choose:

 30
34 
47
60 

 

 

3.

 

 

The perimeter of this isosceles trapezoid is 92.
  Find the value of x.

Choose:

10.7
20
26.7
40

 

 

4.

Find the perimeter of this trapezoid.

 

Choose:

56 ft.
63 ft.
73 ft
.
280 ft.

 

 

5.

The diameter of this circular placemat is 15 inches.  Find the circumference to the nearest tenth of an inch.

Choose:

22.5 in.
47.1 in.
94.2 in.
176.6 in.

 

 

6.

 

Skeeter, the wonder dog, jumps through circular rings as part of his dog show exhibition.  Skeeter requires a width of 18 inches for his costume to clear the ring.  Will a ring with an inner circumference of 39.8 inches be large enough for Skeeter's act? 

Choose:

yes
no

 

 

7.

 A large pizza has a circumference of 72.5 inches.  Which of the perimeters listed could belong to the smallest box capable of holding a large pizza?

Choose:
23
24
73
96

 

 

 

8.

Find the width of a rectangular vegetable garden if its perimeter is 16.4 m and its length is 5.05 m.

Choose:

3.15 m
5.05 m
6.3 m
10.1 m 

 

 

9.

A rectangular football field has side lines 120 yards long.  Each of the end lines is 160 feet long.  What is the perimeter of the football field?

Choose:

280 ft
346 ft
880 ft
1040 ft 

 

 

10.

"The perimeter of this rectangle is 46 feet.  I need to get from point A to point B, fast!  What is the shortest distance from A to B?"


Choose:

8 ft
15 ft
16 ft
17 ft 

 


 

11.

The side of a regular hexagon measures 12.5 feet.  What is the perimeter of the hexagon?

Choose:

62.5 ft
75 ft
125 ft
130.5 ft 



 

12.

In this triangle, AB = 8 and
AC
= 10.  If the perimeter
 of this triangle is three times AB, find BC.

Choose:

6
8
10
24 



 

13.

Find the perimeter.


 

Choose:

34 cm
34 sq. cm
56 cm
56 sq. cm

 

 

14.

Find the perimeter.


 

Choose:

68 cm
76 sq. cm
96 cm
101 cm

 


 

15.

 

Serena's garden is a rectangle joined with a semicircle, as shown in the diagram.  Line segment AB is the diameter of semicircle P.  Serena wants to put a fence around her garden. 

Calculate the length of fence Serena needs to the nearest tenth of a foot.

Choose:

93.4
61.7
42.8
33.4