Measuring perimeters

How to measure the perimeter of a polygon?


The perimeter of a polygon is its outline: how do you measure it?

Learn how to measure perimeters.

It is a length so you measure it in metres. Learn different units of measurement!

Learn FREE with videos and interactive exercises

What is the perimeter?

The word "perimeter" is composed by peri, which means about, and metro, which means measure.

To find the perimeter of a polygon, you have to measure all around the perimeter.

But how? There are different ways to measure it but calculating the perimeter is the fastest way possible.

Some examples to find the perimeter

Some examples to find the perimeter

Perimeter's unit of measurement

Perimeter's unit of measurement