# Perimeter Word Problems

Videos and solutions to help Grade 3 students learn how to use string to measure the perimeter of various circles to the nearest quarter inch.

Common Core Standards: 3.G.1

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New York State Common Core Math Module 7, Grade 3, Lesson 16

Homework

1. Find the perimeter of 5 circular objects from home to the nearest quarter inch using string. Record the name and perimeter of each object in the chart below.
1. Find the perimeter of 5 circular objects from home to the nearest quarter inch using string. Record the name and perimeter of each object in the chart below.
a. Explain the steps you used to find the perimeter of the circular objects in the chart above.

2. Use your string and ruler to find the perimeter of the two shapes below to the nearest quarter inch.
a. Which shape has a longer perimeter?
b. Find the difference between the two perimeters. Show your work.

3. Describe the steps you took to find the perimeter of the objects in Problem 2. Would you use this method to find the perimeter of a square? Explain why or why not.

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