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Matter of Scale

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Prove Pythagoras' Theorem using enlargements and scale factors.

Fit for Photocopying

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Explore the relationships between different paper sizes.

Growing Rectangles

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What happens to the area and volume of 2D and 3D shapes when you enlarge them?

Who Is the Fairest of Them All ?

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Explore the effect of combining enlargements.

Arrh!

Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Triangle ABC is equilateral. D, the midpoint of BC, is the centre of the semi-circle whose radius is R which touches AB and AC, as well as a smaller circle with radius r which also touches AB and AC. . . .

Similar Rectangles

Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Can you find the missing length?

The Rescaled Map

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We use statistics to give ourselves an informed view on a subject of interest. This problem explores how to scale countries on a map to represent characteristics other than land area.

Fill Me up Too

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In Fill Me Up we invited you to sketch graphs as vessels are filled with water. Can you work out the equations of the graphs?

Conical Bottle

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A right circular cone is filled with liquid to a depth of half its vertical height. The cone is inverted. How high up the vertical height of the cone will the liquid rise?

Where Am I?

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

From the information you are asked to work out where the picture was taken. Is there too much information? How accurate can your answer be?