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.
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Do this 11-plus Maths quiz and revise a few simple ideas about perimeter and area. When you are comfortable with these easy quizzes, move onto our next two sets - medium and difficult - on the same subject.