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Alison's Quilt

Age 11 to 14
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Alison's Quilt printable sheet

Alison joins together nine squares with side lengths $1, 4, 7, 8, 9, 10, 14, 15$ and $18$ cm with no gaps and no overlaps, to form a rectangular quilt.

Can you find the dimensions of the finished quilt, and show how Alison fitted the squares together?


Alison wants to make a second quilt from ten squares with side lengths $3, 5, 6, 11, 17, 19, 22, 23, 24$ and $25$ cm.

Can you find the dimensions of this quilt?