Grandma found her pie balanced on the scale with two weights and a
quarter of a pie. So how heavy was each pie?
Light Blue - Dark Blue
Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level
Look at each of these five squares.
What is the pattern?
How much of the second square is light blue? Can you write this as a fraction?
For each of the five squares, write the area of the square that is light blue as a fraction.
Can you work out what the next two diagrams would look like? What fraction of these squares will be light blue?
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