Cut four triangles from a square as shown in the picture. How many
different shapes can you make by fitting the four triangles back
What is the greatest number of squares you can make by overlapping
In this town, houses are built with one room for each person. There
are some families of seven people living in the town. In how many
different ways can they build their houses?
A practical version of this
activity is included in one of the Brain Buster Maths Boxes which
contains hands-on challenges developed by members of NRICH and
produced by BEAM. For more details and ordering information, please
this page .