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Alison's Quilt

Stage: 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

 


Alison joins together nine squares with side lengths $1, 4, 7, 8, 9, 10, 14, 15$ and $18$ cm with no gaps and no overlaps, to form a rectangular quilt.
 

Can you find the dimensions of the finished quilt, and show how Alison fitted the squares together?

 


Alison wants to make a second quilt from ten squares with side lengths $3, 5, 6, 11, 17, 19, 22, 23, 24$ and $25$ cm.

Can you find the dimensions of this quilt?