This practical challenge invites you to investigate the different
squares you can make on a square geoboard or pegboard.
This activity investigates how you might make squares and pentominoes from Polydron.
If you had 36 cubes, what different cuboids could you make?
Many people produced good results and it
was interesting to see the different ways the problem was
Did you decide that you can add another
cube onto one that you have already added to or not? So, in the
following, can the latest blue cube go in the places pictured in
the 2nd and 3rd diagrams?
Michael wrote in to say:
The Gateway School sent in two solutions
of $25$ as well.
Rowena wrote the following good
Emma and Oscar went further and tried
the fifth year of growth. Here are some of their