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### Areas and Ratios

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

What is the area of the quadrilateral APOQ? Working on the building blocks will give you some insights that may help you to work it out.

### Square Pegs

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Which is a better fit, a square peg in a round hole or a round peg in a square hole?

### All in a Jumble

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

My measurements have got all jumbled up! Swap them around and see if you can find a combination where every measurement is valid.

### Semi-square

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

What is the ratio of the area of a square inscribed in a semicircle to the area of the square inscribed in the entire circle?

### Rhombus in Rectangle

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Take any rectangle ABCD such that AB > BC. The point P is on AB and Q is on CD. Show that there is exactly one position of P and Q such that APCQ is a rhombus.

### Rati-o

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Points P, Q, R and S each divide the sides AB, BC, CD and DA respectively in the ratio of 2 : 1. Join the points. What is the area of the parallelogram PQRS in relation to the original rectangle?

### Blue and White

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Identical squares of side one unit contain some circles shaded blue. In which of the four examples is the shaded area greatest?

### F'arc'tion

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

At the corner of the cube circular arcs are drawn and the area enclosed shaded. What fraction of the surface area of the cube is shaded? Try working out the answer without recourse to pencil and. . . .

### Trapezium Four

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

The diagonals of a trapezium divide it into four parts. Can you create a trapezium where three of those parts are equal in area?

### Bull's Eye

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

What fractions of the largest circle are the two shaded regions?

### From All Corners

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Straight lines are drawn from each corner of a square to the mid points of the opposite sides. Express the area of the octagon that is formed at the centre as a fraction of the area of the square.

### Areas of Parallelograms

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Can you find the area of a parallelogram defined by two vectors?

### Inscribed in a Circle

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

The area of a square inscribed in a circle with a unit radius is, satisfyingly, 2. What is the area of a regular hexagon inscribed in a circle with a unit radius?

### Pick's Theorem

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Polygons drawn on square dotty paper have dots on their perimeter (p) and often internal (i) ones as well. Find a relationship between p, i and the area of the polygons.

### Lying and Cheating

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Follow the instructions and you can take a rectangle, cut it into 4 pieces, discard two small triangles, put together the remaining two pieces and end up with a rectangle the same size. Try it!

### Hallway Borders

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

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.

### Salinon

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

This shape comprises four semi-circles. What is the relationship between the area of the shaded region and the area of the circle on AB as diameter?

### Exploration Versus Calculation

##### Stage: 1, 2 and 3

This article, written for teachers, discusses the merits of different kinds of resources: those which involve exploration and those which centre on calculation.

### Towers

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

A tower of squares is built inside a right angled isosceles triangle. The largest square stands on the hypotenuse. What fraction of the area of the triangle is covered by the series of squares?

### Six Discs

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Six circular discs are packed in different-shaped boxes so that the discs touch their neighbours and the sides of the box. Can you put the boxes in order according to the areas of their bases?

### Equilateral Areas

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

ABC and DEF are equilateral triangles of side 3 and 4 respectively. Construct an equilateral triangle whose area is the sum of the area of ABC and DEF.

### An Unusual Shape

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Can you maximise the area available to a grazing goat?

### Isosceles

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Prove that a triangle with sides of length 5, 5 and 6 has the same area as a triangle with sides of length 5, 5 and 8. Find other pairs of non-congruent isosceles triangles which have equal areas.

### Semi-detached

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

A square of area 40 square cms is inscribed in a semicircle. Find the area of the square that could be inscribed in a circle of the same radius.

### Tilted Squares

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

It's easy to work out the areas of most squares that we meet, but what if they were tilted?

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Can you rank these sets of quantities in order, from smallest to largest? Can you provide convincing evidence for your rankings?

### Extending Great Squares

##### Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

Explore one of these five pictures.

### Changing Areas, Changing Perimeters

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

How can you change the area of a shape but keep its perimeter the same? How can you change the perimeter but keep the area the same?

### Curvy Areas

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Have a go at creating these images based on circles. What do you notice about the areas of the different sections?

### Biology Measurement Challenge

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Analyse these beautiful biological images and attempt to rank them in size order.

### Tiling Into Slanted Rectangles

##### Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

A follow-up activity to Tiles in the Garden.

### Towering Trapeziums

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Can you find the areas of the trapezia in this sequence?

### Uniform Units

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Can you choose your units so that a cube has the same numerical value for it volume, surface area and total edge length?

### Perimeter Possibilities

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

I'm thinking of a rectangle with an area of 24. What could its perimeter be?

### Growing Rectangles

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

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

### Making Rectangles

##### Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

A task which depends on members of the group noticing the needs of others and responding.

### Isosceles Triangles

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Draw some isosceles triangles with an area of $9$cm$^2$ and a vertex at (20,20). If all the vertices must have whole number coordinates, how many is it possible to draw?

### Fence It

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

If you have only 40 metres of fencing available, what is the maximum area of land you can fence off?

### Max Box

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Three rods of different lengths form three sides of an enclosure with right angles between them. What arrangement maximises the area

### Efficient Packing

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

How efficiently can you pack together disks?

### Partly Circles

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

What is the same and what is different about these circle questions? What connections can you make?

### Maths Filler

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Imagine different shaped vessels being filled. Can you work out what the graphs of the water level should look like?

### Maths Filler 2

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Can you draw the height-time chart as this complicated vessel fills with water?

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Investigate the properties of quadrilaterals which can be drawn with a circle just touching each side and another circle just touching each vertex.

### Cylinder Cutting

##### Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

An activity for high-attaining learners which involves making a new cylinder from a cardboard tube.

### Percentage Unchanged

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

If the base of a rectangle is increased by 10% and the area is unchanged, by what percentage (exactly) is the width decreased by ?

### Square Areas

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

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

### Dividing the Field

##### Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

A farmer has a field which is the shape of a trapezium as illustrated below. To increase his profits he wishes to grow two different crops. To do this he would like to divide the field into two. . . .