# Perimeter and Area (Easy)

**The perimeter is the sum of the lengths of the sides that enclose a 2D shape,** e.g. the sum of the four sides of a square make up the perimeter of the square. The area of a closed 2D shape is the space enclosed by the perimeter of the shape.

The following symbols may be of use in doing this quiz:

- millimetre (mm); centimetre (cm); metre (m)
- square millimetre (mm
^{2}); square centimetre (cm^{2}); square metre (m^{2})

Do this 11-plus Maths quiz and revise a few simple ideas about perimeter and area. When you are comfortable, move onto our next two quizzes on the same subject. Good luck!

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