Same & Different: Athletic Courts

Look at the two pictures of different athletic courts at the community center. What do you notice?

A: A basketball court with the dimensions of 45 feet by 80 feet. B: A tennis court with the dimensions of 40 feet by 85 feet.
  1. How are pictures A and B mathematically the same, and how are they different?
    • A and B are the same because …
    • A and B are different because …
  2. Draw a third picture with the dimensions labeled. Explain how your picture is the same as pictures A and B, and how it is different.