# A square plot has a side length of 18 m. How long should a fence be placed around this plot?

September 29, 2021 | education

| To find out how long you need to put a fence around a square-shaped area, you need to find the perimeter of this area.

The formula for the perimeter of a square is:

P = 4 * a, where a is the side of the square.

Find the perimeter of a square-shaped plot:

P = 4 * 18 = 72 m – is the length of the fence for a given square section.

Answer: 72 m.

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