Presentation on theme: "Julie got to school early one morning and her teacher asked her to put a pretty boarder up around the bulletin board in the hallway. Julie measured and."— Presentation transcript:
Julie got to school early one morning and her teacher asked her to put a pretty boarder up around the bulletin board in the hallway. Julie measured and found the board was four feet wide and two and a half feet high. In order to get enough boarder paper, what did Julie need to do? Was she looking for area or perimeter? How do you know?
Steven’s mother wanted a flower bed in front of their house. He decided to create one for her for Mother’s Day. He was going to plant tulips. He had 24 bulbs that he wanted to plant in three rows. He needed one foot between each bulb. What was the smallest amount of space Steven needed? Would he be looking for area or perimeter?
Mrs. Russo needed new carpeting in her dining room and living room. She went to the Home Depot to get prices. She found the perfect carpet for $24.49 per square yard. Now she needed to figure out how much to buy. What did Mrs. Russo need to do?
Mrs. Windsor’s husband likes to collect old cars. He hopes to fix them up some day. In the mean time, Mrs. Windsor wants to put up a fence to block the driveway from the neighbors. What will she need to do?
Mrs. Norcel was sponsoring a fundraiser to raise money for new playground equipment. She wanted to expand the wolf walk to go all the way around the building. She knew she wanted the bricks to be 10 bricks wide, but she wasn’t sure how many rows around the building she would need. What should she do?
Mrs. Strever would like to have her office painted. They are having a sale on wall paint at Home Depot. She can get a gallon free when she buys two. Each gallon will cover 400 square feet. What information will Mrs. Strever need before she goes back to the store?