Area Mazes

Supporting students to geometrically reason and then communicate their thinking is always a challenging task, and a somewhat intimidating one from the student’s perspective. So, when Eddie Woo shared some of Naoki Inaba’s Area Mazes at a keynote presentation, I was excited about the potential for students in my classroom. If you haven’t got it already, there is a brilliant little book called The Original Area Mazes, which have 100 problems and worked solutions.

Here are some I’ve made myself, as I struggled to find any online that included triangles, instead of rectangles: