Can you make the most extraordinary, the most amazing, the most
unusual patterns/designs from these triangles which are made in a
Cut four triangles from a square as shown in the picture. How many
different shapes can you make by fitting the four triangles back
How would you move the bands on the pegboard to alter these shapes?
Julian from Hastingsbury Upper School
approached this problem using algebra:
Thank you also to Esther who sent in a correct
solution although you didn't explain how you worked it out, Esther.
Has anybody found another way to solve this problem other than
using algebra? Let us know if you have.