20 Questions

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Questions and Answers

- 1.What does the mathematical term ‘perimeter’ refer to?
- 2.What does the mathematical term ‘area’ refer to?
- 3.What is the abbreviation for ‘hectare’?
- 4.Explain the term ‘dimensions’ when used in relation to the mathematical study of area.
- 5.Danny has a rectangular rose garden that measures 8m by 10m. One bag of fertilizer can cover 16m2. How many bags will he need to cover the entire garden?
- 6.My living room has a total area of 48m2. What is the length and width of my living room?
- 7.A door frame of dimensions 4m x 5m is fixed on the wall of dimensions 11m x 11m. Find the total cost of hiring someone to paint the wall if it costs $2.50 for every square metre.
- 8.Name a profession that requires workers to calculate area.
- 9.Why would someone need to find the area of a basketball court and which unit of measurement would they use?
- 10.Where do you most commonly hear people referring to the area of land in hectares?
- 11.Why do we need a formal unit of measurement that is larger than square kilometres?
- 12.Find the area in square centimetres of a rectangle with one side measuring 8 centimetres and the other 40 millimetres .
- 13.What is the area in square kilometres of a rectangle with sides measuring 6 kilometres and 3500 metres?
- 14.My garden bed is square shaped with a total area of 20 square metres. Find the length and width of the sides
- 15.Find the area, in hectare, of a field whose length is 240m and width 110m.
- 16.What is the best unit of measurement to calculate the area of a football field?
- 17.Which unit of measurement is the best to calculate the area of an A4 piece of paper?
- 18.Which unit of measurement would you use to measure the area of farmland for a wheat crop?
- 19.Which unit of measurement would you use to calculate the area of a large lake?
- 20.How many rectangles (including squares) can you make/draw with an area of 36 square centimetres?
- A.
2

- B.
5

- C.
12

- D.
20