Find the area of the kite.
Can you find this area by more than one method?
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SQUARE IT GAME
PEOPLE MATHS – GAME FOR […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
.GROUP ACTIVITY – groups of 4
Cut out 16 cards and mix them up.
Give each member of the group 4 cards. They must give their cards to other members of the […]
Can you fit them together to make an enlargement of the shape? What is its area?
Can you fit trisquares together to make enlargements of scale factors 3, 4 and 5? What are their areas?
Is it […]