Can you find a way to fold a sheet of paper so that you can cut out the tangram pieces accurately […]
Which rectangles are exactly the same (congruent)?
Which rectangles are similar?
Click here to download the IS A SQUARE A RECTANGLE? worksheet.
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Investigate the three triangles (where there is a single thickness of the paper) that are formed by folding in this way.
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Look at this square divided into four pieces : two identical triangles and two identical trapezia.
The edge of length 3 from each triangle matches with the edge of length 3 from a trapezium so that the four pieces from the square now occupy a rectangular space.
The square had side length 8 […]
Find the area of the kite.
Can you find this area by more than one method?
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SQUARE IT GAME
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Look for squares of different sizes and also tilted squares
Start with a 3 by 3 grid of nine dots. Can you find six squares?
Then go on to the 4 by 4 grid of sixteen dots.
What can you say […]
Squares 1, 2 and 3 all have edges of length 1 unit.
The top edge of square 2 is split into equal parts of length ½.
The left hand edge of square 3 is split into equal parts of length ½.
The top and bottom edges of square 3 is split into lengths ¼, […]
How many rectangles can you make with perimeter 12 units?
What do you know about rectangles? What is the smallest rectangle that you can […]
Imagine dipping the large cube into a pot of yellow paint so the whole outer surface is covered. What is its surface area?
Now imagine breaking the […]