ABCD is a square. M is the midpoint of the side AB.
By constructing the lines AC, MC, BD and MD, the blue shaded quadrilateral is formed:
What fraction of the total area is shaded?
This printable worksheet may be useful: Kite in a Square
Once you have had a think about this, you might like to take a look at these three different methods for finding the shaded area. In each case, all the statements have been muddled up. Can you rearrange them back into their original order?
Thanks to Jerome Foley for drawing our attention to this problem.