Measuring Folder Lab

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Measuring Your Folder


  1. Obtain a ruler, a manilla folder, and a periodic table
  2. Using the ruler, measure the length and width of the folder (Use the longest measurement except do not excluding the tab)
  3. Record the length and width in the data table below.
  4. Calculate the perimeter of the folder. Perimeter is the sum of all four sides of the folder.
  5. Calculate the area of the folder. Area = (Length)(Width).

Data Table

Length of Folder:

Width of Folder:

Calculation (show all work here)
Perimeter of Folder:

Area of Folder:


To have a company decorate the folder, it cost $1.25/cm3. What is the cost if all of one side of the folder is decorated?

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