# Lesson Guide in Elementary Mathematics 4: Measurement: Comprehension of Perimeter

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Published on 2011 September 30th

Description
This material is part of Lesson Guide in Elementary Mathematics intended for Grade 4 that focuses on measurement and deals with the comprehension of perimeters.
Objective
To develop in the students the ability to:
1. Find the perimeter of a triangle
2. Derive a formula for the perimeter of a polygon
3. Solve word problems involving perimeter measure

#### Curriculum Information

 Education Type K to 12 Grade Level Grade 4 Learning Area Mathematics Content/Topic Measurement Intended Users Educators Competencies Finds the perimeter of triangles squares rectangles parallelograms and trapezoids Solves routine and nonroutine problems in reallife situations involving perimeter of squares and rectangles triangles parallelograms and trapezoids Differentiates perimeter from area Finds the area of triangles parallelograms and trapezoids using sq cm and sq m Solves routine and nonroutine problems involving squares rectangles triangles parallelograms and trapezoids Creates problemswith reasonable answers involving perimeter and area involving squares rectangles triangles parallelograms and trapezoids