# NCERT Class 8 Mathematics Solutions: Chapter 11 –Mensuration Exercise 11.1 Part 2

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1. The shape of a garden is rectangular in the middle and semi-circular at the ends as shown in the diagram. Find the area and the perimeter of this garden [Length of rectangle is

Answer:

Given,

Area of rectangular field

Area of semi-circle portions

So, total area

The perimeter will be equal to the perimeter of circle and twice the length.

Perimeter of circle