Can you arrange the shapes in a chain so that each one shares a
face (or faces) that are the same shape as the one that follows it?
60 pieces and a challenge. What can you make and how many of the
pieces can you use creating skeleton polyhedra?
A very mathematical light - what can you see?
Thank you to pupils at
Ardingly College who sent correct solutions to this problem.
Yanqing from Lipson Community College and Ilona from Beecroft
Primary School, Sydney also found the solution. Ilona wrote the
answers in this order:
A-H trapezoidal prism
B-F square based pyramid
D-N pentagonal pyramid
J-R pentagonal prism
G-Q triangular prism
S-O hexagonal pyramid