Area Intrigue

Area Intrigue

We usually measure area using a unit based on a square. In this feature, we invite you to explore area using triangular units, and see what relationships you can discover!


Isometric Areas 

Stage: 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1
We usually use squares to measure area, but what if we use triangles instead?

More Isometric Areas 

Stage: 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2
Isometric Areas explored areas of parallelograms in triangular units. Here we explore areas of triangles...

Of All the Areas 

Stage: 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2
Can you find a general rule for finding the areas of equilateral triangles drawn on an isometric grid?

Towering Trapeziums 

Stage: 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2
Can you find the areas of the trapezia in this sequence?
A collection of short Stage 3 problems on area and volume.
A collection of short Stage 4 problems on area and volume.