Copyright © University of Cambridge. All rights reserved.

'Margins' printed from http://nrich.maths.org/

Show menu


A 30cm x 40cm page of a book includes a 2cm margin on each side, as shown. What percentage of the page is occupied by the margins?


Page margin

If you liked this question, here is an NRICH task which challenges you to use similar mathematical ideas.

 

 

See all short problems arranged by curriculum topic in the short problems collection
This problem is taken from the UKMT Mathematical Challenges.