Posted by ashley on Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at 12:46pm.
Simran Gill speed walks around the school playground every evening. The playground is 80m long and 45m wide.
a.) What is the perimater of the playground?
b.) Suppose Simran took a longer walk. Suggest some ways he could do that.

math  Ms. Sue, Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at 12:50pm
P = 2L + 2W
P = 2(80) + 2(45)
P = 160 + 90
P = ?

math  Katrina, Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at 12:54pm
To find the perimeter, you just have add the length+width+length+width. In this case, the answer will be:
1 250m
80
80
45
+ 45
________
250

math  Steve, Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at 1:49pm
b) he could walk home.
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