Download presentation

1
An Area Problem An Investigation

2
**a) Square area b) Rectangular area.**

An Area Problem. A farmer has 320m of fencing. He wishes to use this fencing to enclose a small part of his large field for his sheep and gives some thought to the shape designs below. a) Square area b) Rectangular area.

3
**c) Regular pentagon d) Hexagon**

e) Regular octagon f) Circular field

4
**f) Quarter circle field g) Parallelogram shape**

For each shape carry out an investigation and see if you can determine the ‘largest possible’ area in each case. Record your results in the table below. Is there another shape which might give a bigger area with the 320m of fencing available?

5
**Design Shape Maximum possible area**

Square Rectangle Pentagon Hexagon Octagon Circle Semi Circle Parallelogram Other shape ?

6
Solution Square Rectangle – 6400 Pentagon – Hexagon – Octagon – Circle Quarter Circle – Parallelogram – 6400.

Similar presentations

OK

What is a “polygon”? = a closed shape with straight line segments.

What is a “polygon”? = a closed shape with straight line segments.

© 2018 SlidePlayer.com Inc.

All rights reserved.

To make this website work, we log user data and share it with processors. To use this website, you must agree to our Privacy Policy, including cookie policy.

Ads by Google

Thyroid anatomy and physiology ppt on cells Simple ppt on social networking sites Ppt on leverages sophie Ppt on population census 2011 Ppt on generation of electricity from wastewater Ppt on product advertising in cartoons Ppt on forward contract Ppt on kinetic molecular theory Ppt on nature and human beings Mnt ppt on hypertension