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Broad Topics > Measuring and calculating with units > Area - squares and rectangles

Framed

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Seven small rectangular pictures have one inch wide frames. The frames are removed and the pictures are fitted together like a jigsaw to make a rectangle of length 12 inches. Find the dimensions of. . . .

Tilted Squares

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

It's easy to work out the areas of most squares that we meet, but what if they were tilted?

Fence It

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

If you have only 40 metres of fencing available, what is the maximum area of land you can fence off?

Compare Areas

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Which has the greatest area, a circle or a square inscribed in an isosceles, right angle triangle?

Can They Be Equal?

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Can you find rectangles where the value of the area is the same as the value of the perimeter?

From One Shape to Another

Age 7 to 14

Read about David Hilbert who proved that any polygon could be cut up into a certain number of pieces that could be put back together to form any other polygon of equal area.

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

We started drawing some quadrilaterals - can you complete them?

Warmsnug Double Glazing

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

How have "Warmsnug" arrived at the prices shown on their windows? Which window has been given an incorrect price?

Perimeter Challenge

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Can you deduce the perimeters of the shapes from the information given?

Changing Areas, Changing Perimeters

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

How can you change the area of a shape but keep its perimeter the same? How can you change the perimeter but keep the area the same?

Perimeter Possibilities

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

I'm thinking of a rectangle with an area of 24. What could its perimeter be?

Take a Square

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Cut off three right angled isosceles triangles to produce a pentagon. With two lines, cut the pentagon into three parts which can be rearranged into another square.

Semi-detached

Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

A square of area 40 square cms is inscribed in a semicircle. Find the area of the square that could be inscribed in a circle of the same radius.

Making Rectangles

Age 7 to 14 Challenge Level:

A task which depends on members of the group noticing the needs of others and responding.