How to measure the **perimeter of a polygon**?

The **perimeter** of a polygon is its outline: how do you measure it?

Learn how to measure **perimeters**.

It is a length so you measure it in metres. Learn different **units of measurement**!

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Table of contents of this lesson: Measuring perimeters

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The word "**perimeter**" is composed by *peri*, which means about, and *metro*, which means measure.

**To find the perimeter** of a polygon, you have to measure all around the perimeter.

But how? There are different ways to measure it but calculating the perimeter is the fastest way possible.

## Some examples to find the perimeter

## Perimeter's unit of measurement