Twitter-Length Tasks – Inscribed Shapes

Twitter-Length Tasks can be quickly and simply explained, yet allow for extensive exploration.

Which has the greater portion of its area remaining: a circle with an inscribed square cut out or a square with an inscribed circle cut out? How do you know?

Choose dimensions of the circle and square so the shaded regions will be equal.

What about other shapes – a triangle with an inscribed circle versus a circle with an inscribed triangle…

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