Friday, October 16, 2009

Fraction of shaded squares over total area ABCD - PSLE Maths

Fraction of shaded squares Question

ABCD, EFGH and IJKD are squares.
AE : EB = CF : FB = 2 : 1
I and K are mid-points of AB and CD respectively.
What fraction of the whole figure are the shaded parts?
(4 marks)

Solution :

It's important to view fraction of each of the shaded area over the same overall base.

(Solution .... Do you agree with the answer?)


  1. HI knyghtryder,

    Yes... you got it right before I post the answer. Great job.