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Building Tetrahedra

Can you make a tetrahedron whose faces all have the same perimeter?

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Ladder and Cube

A 1 metre cube has one face on the ground and one face against a wall. A 4 metre ladder leans against the wall and just touches the cube. How high is the top of the ladder above the ground?

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Areas and Ratios

What is the area of the quadrilateral APOQ? Working on the building blocks will give you some insights that may help you to work it out.

Perfectly Square

Stage: 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

Try a few examples with numbers to convince yourself this works.

You are told that the answer will always be a perfect square - so the factorisation should be easier than you might first think.