For this challenge, you'll need to play Got It! Can you explain the strategy for winning this game with any target?
Draw a square. A second square of the same size slides around the
first always maintaining contact and keeping the same orientation.
How far does the dot travel?
Can you explain how this card trick works?
A An octagon has $20$ diagonals
B A hexagon has $9$ diagonals
C A hexagon has $4$ more diagonals than a pentagon
D A pentagon has the same number of diagonals as it has sides
E A quadrilateral has twice as many diagonals as it has sides
If you liked this problem, here is an NRICH task which challenges you to use similar mathematical ideas.
This problem is taken from the UKMT Mathematical Challenges.View the archive of all weekly problems grouped by curriculum topic