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Perimeter of a Rectangle Calculator
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The sum of all the four sides of a rectangle is called as the perimeter of a rectangle. Perimeter of a rectangle is the total length of the boundary of the rectangle.

Perimeter of rectangle

 

Steps for Calculating Perimeter of Rectangle

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Step 1 :  

Formula for calculating perimeter of rectangle,


Perimeter of rectangle = 2 * (l + w)


l = length of the rectangle w = width of the rectangle.



Step 2 :  

Plug in the values in formula and solve it further.



Examples for Perimeter of Rectangle

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  1. If a length of the perimeter of rectangle is 7cm and width is 5cm, then find the perimeter of the rectangle?


    Step 1 :  

    Given :


    Length (l) = 7cm.


    Width (w) = 5cm.


    perimeter of the rectangle = ?



    Step 2 :  

    Plugging the values in the formula.


    perimeter of the rectangle= 2 * (l + b) .


    perimeter of the rectangle = 2 * (7 cm + 5 cm).


    perimeter of the rectangle = 2 * (12 cm) .



    Answer  :  

    Perimeter of rectangle = 24cm.



  2. If a length of the perimeter of rectangle is 9cm and width is 6cm, then find the perimeter of the rectangle?


    Step 1 :  

    Given :


    Length (l) = 9cm.


    Width (w) = 6cm.


    perimeter of the rectangle = ?



    Step 2 :  

    Plugging the values in the formula.


    perimeter of the rectangle= 2 * (l + b) .


    perimeter of the rectangle= 2 * (9 cm+ 6 cm).


    perimeter of the rectangle= 2 * 15 cm.



    Answer  :  

    perimeter of the rectangle = 30 cm.



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