Yr 11 Mathematics Essential Practical Applications – Paving Puzzle



Mathematics Essential

Practical Application

Paving Puzzle

Year 11 Unit 1


Brief Description:

This practical application allows students to demonstrate their understanding, problem solving and reasoning in the context of paving rectangular areas and determining the most cost effective option. Students will need to use the mathematical thinking process throughout this assessment.


Syllabus Dot Points:

1.1.16 identify common usage of rates

1.1.17  convert units of rates occurring in practical situations to solve problems

1.1.18  use rates to make comparisons

1.3.8    calculate areas of rectangles and triangles, and composites of these shapes