Perimeter and Area of Plane Figures
A plane figure is made of line segments or arcs of curves in
a plane. It is a closed figure if the figure begins and ends at the same point.
We are familiar with plane figures like squares, rectangles, triangles and
circles.
Definition of Perimeter:
The perimeter (P) of a closed plane figure is the sum of the
lengths of its bounding sides (line segments or arcs). Perimeter is measured in
units of length such as centimetre (cm) and metre (m).
Definition of Area:
The area (A) of a closed plane figure is the region of the
plane enclosed by the figure’s boundary. Area is measured in square units of
length such as square centimetre (cm\(^{2}\)) and square metre (m\(^{2}\)).
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