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ÁVILA ANSWER TO BUCHAREST TASK

at work

calculations going on for


the biggest rectangle
and the biggest square
to be built with 400
spaghetti

questions that
need to be
answered before
the bell rings:
a rectangle?
a square?
so, which is the largest?
the square:
400 spaghetti in a pack,
100 spaghetti for each side,
each spaghetti is 25cm.

100 spaghetti x 25 cm=


2500cm for each side.
Square Area = a2
a = length of side
2500 x 2500 =
6,250,000 cm2

now, in meters:
625 m2
the largest area covered with
the spaghetti pack is 625 m2
the largest area
is a square, isn’t
it?
Funny.
It’s the teacher:
Cuadrado =
Square.

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