# HOW MANY RECTANGLES?

Name ______________________

Equipment: Snap-lock bag with 8 rectangles (2 pink, 2 red, 2 green, 2 blue) Instructions: 1. Find the AREA (number of square units) of each coloured rectangle. Record your results in the table on page 2 (green has been done for you). 2. Combine two (2) or more rectangles together to make more rectangles with different areas. Continue to record your results in the table below. 3. 4. Find as many different rectangles as you can, then answer the questions below. What size rectangles can be made with two Greens?

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What size rectangle/s can be made with two Reds?

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What is the total area of 1 Green, 1 Pink, 1 Blue & 1 Red? Which rectangle can be made with these four pieces?

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What is the largest rectangles you can make?

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Which rectangles are impossible? Why?

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Using the scoring table below, what is your level?

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What have you learnt by doing this task?

SCORING TABLE No. of Rectangles Level 11 - 15 Elf 16 - 20 Captain 21 - 25 Star 26 - 29 Hero 30 - 34 Champion 35 Legend

HOW MANY RECTANGLES? (page 2)
Rectangles Used 1 Green 1 Pink 1 Blue 1 Red 2 Green Length x Width 5x1 Area 5