Or search by topic
You might like to play Square It before working on this problem.
Can you describe how many steps left/right and how many steps up/down you need to take to go from one corner of a square to the next? And to the next?
Can you work out the area of the inner square and give an explanation of how you did it?
What is the minimum number of squares a 13 by 13 square can be dissected into?
With one cut a piece of card 16 cm by 9 cm can be made into two pieces which can be rearranged to form a square 12 cm by 12 cm. Explain how this can be done.