If the perimeter of a closed figure increases does the area also increase? Why/why not?

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- Apr 8th 2008, 05:45 PMmotseeperimeter and area
If the perimeter of a closed figure increases does the area also increase? Why/why not?

- Apr 8th 2008, 05:50 PMMathstud28Yes
- Apr 8th 2008, 05:51 PMbobak
http://www.mathhelpforum.com/math-he...ence-area.html

another example.

Bobak - Apr 8th 2008, 05:56 PMtopher0805
Yes it does. Take a square for example:

$\displaystyle A=x^2$

$\displaystyle

P=4x$

When the perimeter increases, it is because x increases. What happens to A as x increases?

::EDIT:: Too fast for me LOL. - Apr 8th 2008, 06:02 PMMathstud28Haha