## Kite in a Square

**Type:** Mini-lesson

**Theme:** Geometry

**Grades:** 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

**Source:** NRICH.Maths.org

**Learning Target:** Students will persevere in solving a geometry problem.

Instructions

- Provide students graphic or PowerPoint. In groups of two, students will attempt to determine the fraction of the area shaded blue.

kite-in-a-square.pptx - The problem can be solved in various ways: graphing, systems of equations, geometrically, etc.
- Hint: https://www.desmos.com/calculator/f3cdgazhnx

### Reference

Exit Ticket

CCSS Math Practice

- I can make sense of problems and persevere in solving them.
- I can use appropriate tools strategically.

NGSS Crosscutting Concepts