Place four pebbles on the sand in the form of a square. Keep adding as few pebbles as necessary to double the area. How many extra pebbles are added each time?
Investigate how this pattern of squares continues. You could
measure lengths, areas and angles.
Can you work out the area of the inner square and give an
explanation of how you did it?
You have a 12 by 9 foot carpet with an 8 by 1 foot hole exactly
in the middle. Cut the carpet into two pieces (no more and no less)
so that the two pieces can be sewn together to make a 10 by 10 foot