Arrange your fences to make the largest rectangular space you can. Try with four fences, then five, then six etc.
An activity making various patterns with 2 x 1 rectangular tiles.
A hallway floor is tiled and each tile is one foot square. Given
that the number of tiles around the perimeter is EXACTLY half the
total number of tiles, find the possible dimensions of the hallway.
A group of children from Manorfield Primary
School, Stoney Stanton sent in lots of ideas:
T.K and A.H said:
A.H and E.R said:
S.B. and N.L. produced the following
table of results:
A.H and E.R also said:
Well done all of you - you obviously worked
hard on this problem.