How to Find the Perimeter of Polygons? (+FREE Worksheet!)

Polygons are some-sided figures, with line segments as their sides. Learn how to find the perimeter of a polygon in this article.

How to Find the Perimeter of Polygons? (+FREE Worksheet!)

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Step by step guide to find the perimeter of Polygons

  • Perimeter of a square \(=4×side=4s\)
  • Perimeter of a rectangle \(=2(width \ + \ length)\)
  • Perimeter of trapezoid \(= a+b+c+d\)
  • Perimeter of a regular hexagon \(=6a\)
  • Perimeter of a parallelogram \(=2(l+w)\)

Polygons – Example 1:

Find the perimeter of following regular hexagon.

Solution:

The perimeter of Hexagon \(=6a\)
Perimeter of Hexagon \(=6a=6×5=30\) \(m\)

Polygons – Example 2:

Find the perimeter of the following regular hexagon.

Solution:

Perimeter of Hexagon \(=6a\)
Perimeter of Hexagon \(=6a=6×3=18\) \(m\)

Exercises for Finding the Perimeter of Polygons

Find the perimeter of each shape.

Download Polygons Worksheet

  1. \(\color{blue}{30 \ m}\)
  2. \(\color{blue}{60 \ mm}\)
  3. \(\color{blue}{48 \ ft}\)
  4. \(\color{blue}{60 \ in}\)

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