# NCERT Class 7 Mathematics Solutions: Chapter 2 – Fractions and Decimals Exercise 2.1 Part 5 (For CBSE, ICSE, IAS, NET, NRA 2022)

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**Question 5**: Find the perimeter of (i) (ii) the rectangle BCDE in this figure. Whose perimeter is greater?

**Answer**:

(1)

Given,

So,

The perimeter of

The perimeter of

(2)

Given,

So,

Perimeter of rectangle = 2 (length + breadth)

= 2 (BE + CD)

In rectangle BCDE

Comparing the perimeter of triangle and that of rectangle,

The perimeter of , in rectangle BCDE

Therefore, the perimeter of triangle ABE is less than that of rectangle BCDE.