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# What shape has the same perimeter but not the same area?

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###### 2010-09-22 20:41:47

Begs the question: Same perimeter as what?

There are plenty of examples of shapes that given the same perimeter length will have different areas, e.g. pick any two of the following: Circle, Square, Triangle, Rhombus, Pentagon, Hexagon...

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A square has the same area and perimeter of 16cm

No , perimeter is the measurement outside of the shape; the border. Area is the measurement of inside of the shape.

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