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Broad Topics > Transformations and constructions > Enlargements and scale factors

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Matter of Scale

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Prove Pythagoras' Theorem using enlargements and scale factors.

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L-triominoes

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

L triominoes can fit together to make larger versions of themselves. Is every size possible to make in this way?

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Hex

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Explain how the thirteen pieces making up the regular hexagon shown in the diagram can be re-assembled to form three smaller regular hexagons congruent to each other.

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Squirty

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Using a ruler, pencil and compasses only, it is possible to construct a square inside any triangle so that all four vertices touch the sides of the triangle.

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Who Is the Fairest of Them All ?

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Explore the effect of combining enlargements.

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Fit for Photocopying

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Explore the relationships between different paper sizes.

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The Rescaled Map

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

We use statistics to give ourselves an informed view on a subject of interest. This problem explores how to scale countries on a map to represent characteristics other than land area.

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Similar Rectangles

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Can you find the missing length?

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Growing Rectangles

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

What happens to the area and volume of 2D and 3D shapes when you enlarge them?

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Arrow Arithmetic 1

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

The first part of an investigation into how to represent numbers using geometric transformations that ultimately leads us to discover numbers not on the number line.

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Transformation Game

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Why not challenge a friend to play this transformation game?

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Conical Bottle

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

A right circular cone is filled with liquid to a depth of half its vertical height. The cone is inverted. How high up the vertical height of the cone will the liquid rise?

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Arrow Arithmetic 3

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

How can you use twizzles to multiply and divide?

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Twizzle Arithmetic

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Arrow arithmetic, but with a twist.

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Arrow Arithmetic 2

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Introduces the idea of a twizzle to represent number and asks how one can use this representation to add and subtract geometrically.

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Fill Me up Too

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

In Fill Me Up we invited you to sketch graphs as vessels are filled with water. Can you work out the equations of the graphs?