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Crossings

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

Remember that you must have two or more sticks to make a set.
Try starting with a set of $2$. How many sticks would be in the set placed across these $2$? How many crossings would that make?
If you can't have a set of $1$ stick, what number could you try next?
Do you notice anything about the number of sticks in each set and the number of crossings? How do these numbers relate to the total number of sticks?