SQUARES – GAME FOR TWO
PEOPLE MATHS – GAME FOR TWO TEAMS
Suppose another fence is built exactly one metre longer so the path between the two fences is the same width along the edges of the field. How wide would this path be?
Could a farmer drive […]
Suppose another fence is built exactly one metre longer so the path between the two fences is the same width all the way round including at the corners of the field.
How wide would this path be?
Would a mouse be able to run along it? […]
Describe the path (or locus) of the centre of the disc and its length.
Describe the paths of the centres of a disc rolling around the edges of other polygons.
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.
Click here to download the NOTES FOR TEACHERS.
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?
Click here to download the KITE IN A SQUARE worksheet
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 […]