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These are the Transum resources related to the statement: "Pupils should be taught to measure and calculate the perimeter of composite rectilinear shapes in centimetres and metres".

Here are some specific activities, investigations or visual aids we have picked out. Click anywhere in the grey area to access the resource.

- Area and Perimeter Show that you know the area and perimeter formulas of basic shapes.
- Area and Perimeter of a Rectangle Questions on the areas and perimeters of rectangles which will test your problem solving abilities.
- Area And Perimeter Video Calculate and solve problems involving perimeter and area of rectangles, triangles, parallelograms, trapezia, kites and composite shapes.
- Area Builder An interactive workspace in which to make shapes using square tiles with given areas and perimeters.
- Area Maze Use your knowledge of rectangle areas to calculate the missing measurement of these composite diagrams.
- Online Logo An online version of the Logo programming language with 30 mathematical challenges.

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