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# Two polygons that have the same perimeter but a different area?

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###### May 15, 2013 7:52PM

For example, a 1x15 rectangle and a 2x14 rectangle. They both have perimeter of 32, but they have areas of 15 and 28, respectively.

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The answer to the question is: You can't. The perimeter doesn't
tell you what the area is.
You can have two different drawings with the same perimeter and
different areas,
or with the same area and different perimeters. Even if they're
both triangles, or
both rectangles, etc.
You can't take perimeter and 'work out' area from it.