Assignment: Perimeters with Fractions
parents are creating her practice ballet studio and want to install baseboards
around the perimeter of the rectangular room with sides measuring 13 feet 8
inches and 12 feet 3 inches.
the perimeter of the room and explain how you got the estimate.
Write the dimensions of the room as mixed numbers. Remember 1 foot = 12 inches.
What does the fractional part of each mixed number represent?
Find the perimeter of the room. Show your work.
How does your result from part 3 compare to your estimate in part 1?
The baseboard will not go across the doorway of the room which is 2 ¼ feet
Taking into account the doorway, calculate
the new length of baseboard needed for the room.
The hardware store sells the baseboards in 8
foot lengths. How many boards need to be
purchased to install new baseboards in the room?