1. A chessboard is a large square and is made up of 64 small squares. Consider only the

**first three rows**of the chessboard.

a) Find the

**diagonals**of all squares and rectangles possible in the first three rows. Arrange the squares and rectangles, from

**least to greatest**,

**by**.

*length*of their diagonalsb) Consider the entire chessboard. When would you expect the squares or rectangles to give

**whole number diagonals**?

2. A gold bar has a mass of 1 and 1/3 kg. You wish to cut off exactly 1/2 kg. What fraction of the bar should you cut off? Explain.

Problem 1 will require good organization, be conscientious in your work. Write the answers in your Journal to start and then later I will ask you to post.

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