This activity investigates how you might make squares and pentominoes from Polydron.
If you had 36 cubes, what different cuboids could you make?
How can you put five cereal packets together to make different
shapes if you must put them face-to-face?
Sophie from Bridge Learning Campus,
Bristol sent in the following, which pleased me in the way that she
describes her work.
More than half of the solutions had a common
slip-up in that there were several combinations of cups and saucers
that were repeated. The challenge is to have them mixed up so that
no two cup/saucers werre the same. I was very pleased to see that
various computer programs were being used to send in the solutions,
like Samuel, Minc and Julian from Manilla who sent this in:
However I've put all the solutions into the
same format for easy comparison. Well done! All of you listed