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Tilted Squares

It's easy to work out the areas of most squares that we meet, but what if they were tilted?

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Four or Five

The diagram shows a large rectangle composed of 9 smaller rectangles. If each of these rectangles has integer sides, what could the area of the large rectangle be?

Fence It

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:
Choose a length for your rectangle.
What must the width be if the fence is $40$m long?
What's the area?

What happens to the area when you change your chosen length?