Patterns in Prague
Prague is an ancient city in the Czeck Republic. In Prague some of the sidewalks are made from small square blocks, 5 cm by 5cm. The blocks are in different shapes to make patterns. This is one of the patterns they make. In this pattern some triangular blocks are made by cutting a square in half diagonally. EXPLORE
- Is the segment labeled "A" the same length as the segment labeled "B"? Rotate the blue dot to explore.
- Find the area of the purple region. Rotate the red dots to rearrange the tiles as necessary.
- How would you go about finding the perimeter of the purple region?