Vincent and Tara are making triangles with the class construction set. They have a pile of strips of different lengths. How many different triangles can they make?
A City of Towers
Stage: 1 Challenge Level:
You could draw the houses on squared paper or make them with cube
How will you know you have found all the different houses?
You could start by finding all the houses for four people, then
five people etc.
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