# Rectangles

By **Susan Milner**

**Can you figure out the rules of the game from its solution?**

**Rectangles** connects arithmetic and geometry. For students who have already
started multiplication and division this puzzle makes factoring tangible. For
students who are just learning about multiplication, the puzzle provides a
concrete introduction to multiplication as repeated addition.

- getting-started
- downloadable puzzles for everyone from about grade 4 and up
- classroom demonstration for about grade 4 and up
- downloadable puzzles for (approximately) grades 2-4
- classroom demonstration for (about) grades 2-4

Find more puzzles for younger students at Math in English
, where they are called *Shikaku*.

Find many more puzzles in different sizes at Simon Tatham’s site .

Here are 30 pages worth of Rectangles puzzles generated from Simon Tatham’s code!