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These are the Transum resources related to the statement: "Pupils should be taught to recognise that shapes with the same areas can have different perimeters and vice versa".

Here are some specific activities, investigations or visual aids we have picked out. Click anywhere in the grey area to access the resource.

- Area and Perimeter of a Rectangle Questions on the areas and perimeters of rectangles which will test your problem solving abilities.
- Area Builder An interactive workspace in which to make shapes using square tiles with given areas and perimeters.
- Area shapes Investigate polygons with an area of 4 square units. This is your starting point, you can decide how to proceed.
- Pin Board Rows and columns of dots that can be joined using straight lines to create shapes.

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