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.
How many ways can you find of tiling the square patio, using square
tiles of different sizes?
One way to start would be to find all the possible places for
the four counters to go that would actually make a square.
Or you could fill in the grid with counters one by one, checking
to make sure you haven't made a square.
Being systematic (i.e.doing things in a logical order) is the