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Maths Filler 2

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

The A is the most awkard letter. Before you start plot the A on squared paper and work out the areas of each of the cross sections at the various heights. Don't forget that you can work in fractions of whole squares and use the formula for the area of a trapezium.