Squares 1, 2 and 3 all have edges of length 1 unit. Some edges are divided into lengths of ½ and ¼.

The squares are split up into smaller shapes.

What can you say about those shapes and their properties?

Which shapes are similar?

The squares have area 1 square unit. What are the areas of the smaller shapes?
See AIMSSEC Teacher Notes FRACTIONS IN A SQUARE

4 Responses to Grades 4 to 7 Fractions in a Square

  1. Fezzy Gxothiwe says:

    All the squares are equal. They all have an equal area. What differs is the size of the parts that they are divided into but the area of each square does not change even though it has been divided 1/2s,1/4s 1/8s and 1/16s.

  2. Dorries Mikateko says:

    learners enjoy learning through practical activities

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