Perimeter of a Rectangle
The perimeter of a rectangle can be described as the distance around all four sides of the rectangle. The green box around the rectangle below indicates the perimeter of the rectangle.
Calculating the perimeter of a rectangle is as easy as simply adding the lengths of all the sides together. The formula for this calculation is:
Perimeter of a Rectangle Formula
where ‘b’ is the base length, and ‘h’ is the height
So for a rectangle with a base of 5 and a height of 2, the perimeter would be: