Worksheet: Composing 2D Shapes

In this worksheet, we will practice how to compose simple 2D shapes to make larger shapes.

Q1:

Which shape has been made using triangles only?

  • A
  • B
  • C

Q2:

Daniel is trying to fit triangles into this hexagon.

How many triangles will he need in total?

Q3:

How many triangles have I used to make this rectangle?

Q4:

Which shape has Victoria made out of triangles?

  • A a rectangle
  • B a square
  • C a triangle

Q5:

Choose the group of shapes I can use to build this rocket.

  • A
  • B
  • C

Q6:

Can I make a rectangle by joining these squares together?

  • A no
  • B yes

Q7:

Mason and Emma have used shapes to make a picture of a person. Mason has used more triangles than Emma.

Which picture is Mason’s?

  • A
  • B

Q8:

Jennifer made this hexagon out of triangles.

Daniel only has three triangles. What shape could he use to finish his hexagon?

  • A
  • B
  • C

Q9:

What set of shapes can form the following figure?

  • A
  • B
  • C

Q10:

Can I make a square by joining these triangles together?

  • A no
  • B yes

Q11:

Matthew is building this robot out of shapes. He ran out of rectangles to make the body. What can he use instead?

  • A
  • B
  • C

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