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Perimeter of a Square Formula

The total distance outside the square is the perimeter of the square. We know that the 4 sides and the perimeter of the sum of the length of all the 4 sides. All the sides of a square are equal and hence the perimeter is taken as four times the one side.

Perimeter of a Square Formula is given as,

$\large Perimeter\;of\;a\;Square(p)=4a$

a is the side of the square

Solved Examples

Question 1: Find the perimeter of a square whose side is 16 cm ?


Side of the square = a = 7 cm

Perimeter of a Square = 4a
= 4 x 16
= 64 cm

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