Math Puzzle: Where is the Missing Area?
The square below is made up of two triangles and two trapezoids. The dimensions of the square is by , which means that the area is square units.
The same polygons above are used to create the rectangle below. The dimensions of the rectangle is by , which means that the area is .
Wait! Aren’t they supposed to have the same areas? We did not add are cut anything right? Where do you think is the missing area?