Worksheet: Dividing Rectangles into Same-Sized Squares

In this worksheet, we will practice dividing rectangles into squares of the same size by creating rows and columns and then counting to find the total number of squares.

Q1:

James started dividing this rectangle into equal squares.

How many squares will there be when he is finished?

Q2:

This rectangle is partitioned into 4 .

  • Arows
  • Bcolumns

Q3:

This rectangle has been partitioned into rows and columns of same-sized squares.

How many rows are there?

How many columns are there?

How many squares are there in total?

Q4:

Which rectangle has been partitioned into equal squares?

  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D

Q5:

This rectangle is made of 12 squares. There are 2 rows and 6 columns.

Find another rectangle made out of the same number of squares.

  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D

How many rows are in this new rectangle?

  • A2
  • B6
  • C3
  • D4

Q6:

These rectangles have been partitioned into equal squares.

The blue rectangle has rows.

There are squares in each row of the blue rectangle.

The orange rectangle has columns.

There are squares in each column of the orange rectangle.

Both rectangles have squares.

Q7:

A teacher asked her students to partition this rectangle into rows and columns to create lots of same-sized squares.

Only one answer is correct. Which one?

  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D

Q8:

Victoria started dividing this rectangle into equal squares.

Which addition sentence tells you how many squares there will be when she is finished?

  • A 4 + 1 = 5
  • B 5 + 5 = 1 0
  • C 4 + 4 = 8
  • D 5 + 1 = 6

Q9:

Emma baked a tray of brownies. She cut them into 5 rows and 3 columns so that all the brownies were the same size.

Which model shows how Emma cut the brownies?

  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D

How many brownie squares did she bake?

  • A9
  • B25
  • C8
  • D15

Q10:

How many line segments are needed to divide a rectangle with length 4 cm and width 8 cm into 2 squares?

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