New flat - area and perimeter investigation
Submitted by Catherine Geddes on 26 September 2011.
Work out the cost of carpeting a flat (compound shapes) and seeding and fencing a rectangular lawn.
The step by step problem solving approach also makes this ideal for underpinning L1 Functional Maths – although the scaffolded worksheet on page 2 can be removed for confident students or for assessment purposes. It also provides useful practice with extracting information from a room plan and price list.
Fully mapped to L1 adult numeracy and Functional Maths.
This is an adapted version of Chris Cook’s L2 perimeter and area exercise (which includes a circular, rather than rectangular, lawn). See below.
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