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# 2.5 – Minimizing Perimeter With a Fixed Area

## Topics Covered:

Measurement Minimizing Perimeter Optimization

## Unit of Study:

Unit 2 - Measurement and Optimization

## MFM1P Specific Expectations

The math help provided for MFM1P Grade 9 Applied will address the following specific expectations:
MG1.02 - Determine the minimum perimeter of a rectangle with a given area by constructing a variety of rectangles, using a variety of tools (e.g., geoboards, graph paper, a premade dynamic geometry sketch), and by examining various values of the side lengths and the perimeter as the area stays constant.

## MFM1P Overall Expectations

The math help provided for MFM1P Grade 9 Applied will address the following overall expectations:
MG1 - Determine, through investigation, the optimal values of various measurements of rectangles.

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