Jace uses paper squares to create a rectangle. Clary cuts all of Jace’s squares in half to create triangles. She uses all the triangles to make a rectangle. There are 16 triangles in Clary’s rectangle. How many squares were in Jace’s shape?
Possible methods used to solve:
Drawing a picture
Skip-counting by twos
Arrange tiles to make rectangles.
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