 The Visual / Auditory / Symbolic / Kinesthetic Approach to Algebra

 Perimeter and Area Problems

 Questions. Qu. 5 - 8: Represent, state, then simplify the perimeter and area. 5. A rectangle with an area of 12 sq. units and a width of 2 units. 6. A rectangle having an unknown width and a length that is double this width. 7. A rectangle having an unknown width and a length that is two greater than its width. 8. A rectangle in which the length is one more than twice the width. Qu. 9. Create and answer your own problem similar to those above. Qu. 10-11: Represent the first rectangle and area. Represent and solve the equation. Solve the problem. 10. The length of a rectangle is four more than its width.   If its width is decreased by 2 and its length is increased by 1, the new area is 15 more than the old area.   Find the original width and length. 11. The length of a rectangle is two more than its width.   If its width is increased by one and its length is decreased by one, the new area is one more than the old area.   Find the original width and length.

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