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Great Squares

Investigate how this pattern of squares continues. You could measure lengths, areas and angles.

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Paving the Way

A man paved a square courtyard and then decided that it was too small. He took up the tiles, bought 100 more and used them to pave another square courtyard. How many tiles did he use altogether?

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Square Areas

Can you work out the area of the inner square and give an explanation of how you did it?

Square Bisection

Stage: 3 Short Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

In how many ways can a square be cut in half using a single straight line cut?


If you liked this problem, here is an NRICH task which challenges you to use similar mathematical ideas.

This problem is taken from the UKMT Mathematical Challenges.
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