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 

Age 11 to 14
Challenge Level
We usually use squares to measure area, but what if we use triangles instead?

More Isometric Areas 

Age 11 to 14
Challenge Level
Isometric Areas explored areas of parallelograms in triangular units. Here we explore areas of triangles...

Of All the Areas 

Age 14 to 16
Challenge Level
Can you find a general rule for finding the areas of equilateral triangles drawn on an isometric grid?

Towering Trapeziums 

Age 14 to 16
Challenge Level
Can you find the areas of the trapezia in this sequence?
A collection of short problems on area and volume.