Search by Topic

Resources tagged with Octagons similar to The Medieval Octagon:

Filter by: Content type:
Stage:
Challenge level: Challenge Level:1 Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:3

There are 2 results

Broad Topics > 2D Geometry, Shape and Space > Octagons

problem icon

The Medieval Octagon

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

Medieval stonemasons used a method to construct octagons using ruler and compasses... Is the octagon regular? Proof please.

problem icon

From All Corners

Stage: 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3

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.