Algebraic PerimetersQuestions about the perimeters and areas of polygons given as algebraic expressions. 
This is level 4: challenging questions involving the perimeters and areas of shapes. The diagrams are not drawn to scale.
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Level 1  Simplifying the expressions for the perimeters of basic shapes
Level 2  Forming and Solving equations from the details of the perimeters of basic shapes
Level 3  Mixed questions involving the perimeters of polygons
Level 4  Challenging questions involving the perimeters and areas of shapes
Exam Style Questions  Some problems in the style of GCSE exam paper questions (worked solutions are available for Transum subscribers).
More Algebra including lesson Starters, visual aids, investigations and selfmarking exercises.
Area Maze  While not exactly the same topic this exercise is too good to miss.
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The video above is from the excellent Corbettmaths.
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