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# Shape Times Shape

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*Shape Times Shape printable sheet*

The coloured shapes stand for eleven of the numbers from 0 to 12. Each shape is a different number.

Can you work out what they are from the multiplications below?

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Square × square × square = semicircle

Square × oval = semicircle

Oblong × oval = circle

Oblong × square = equilateral triangle

Equilateral triangle × square = circle

Square × square = oval

Oblong × oblong = eight-pointed star

Square × five-pointed star = hexagon

Oblong × rhombus = oblong

Rhombus × hexagon = hexagon

Square × isosceles triangle = isosceles triangle

Isosceles triangle × semicircle = isosceles triangle

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*You may be interested in the other problems in our Number Fluency Feature.*

There are three tables in a room with blocks of chocolate on each. Where would be the best place for each child in the class to sit if they came in one at a time?

Cut four triangles from a square as shown in the picture. How many different shapes can you make by fitting the four triangles back together?

Can you dissect an equilateral triangle into 6 smaller ones? What number of smaller equilateral triangles is it NOT possible to dissect a larger equilateral triangle into?