Two figures can have the same area but different perimeters. Create a rectangle that is 3 units wide and 2 units high. Next, create an L-shaped figure that has the same perimeter as the rectangle, or 10 units. Notice that the figures have the same perimeter, but different areas.
Area and Perimeter using the Brainingcamp Geoboard virtual manipulative.
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