If I use 12 green tiles to represent my lawn, how many different
ways could I arrange them? How many border tiles would I need each
I cut this square into two different shapes. What can you say about
the relationship between them?
It was interesting to see how you decided what we meant by "size". Kelsey from Sutton Primary School (with the help of his cousin Michaella) measured the length of each shape at the longest point (I am guessing that he printed them off first). He says:
Louise and Rosie from Fulford had a different strategy. They wrote:
So, Louise and Rosie have a slightly different answer from Kelsey, but more importantly, they each explained how they tackled the problem.
Thomas from St Peter's had a different strategy again, and a slightly different order:
Perhaps you found a different way again to measure "size"?