FAQ: Area vs. Perimeter

I’ve given you the square footage of my space. Why do you need the dimensions?

The first thing we’ll ask is if your space is a perfect square, or if you know at least the width or length of the property… Why, you ask? Isn’t the perimeter of an area always the same no matter what the area? That would surely make things simpler but the fact is, spaces with the same area, will have differing perimeters depending on the shape of the space. Following are some examples. As you can see, depending on the shape of the rectangle, the perimeter, and therefore the quantity of fencing can vary widely.

Area vs Perimeter

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