Have you ever noticed the patterns in car wheel trims? These
questions will make you look at car wheels in a different way!
This challenge invites you to create your own picture using just
straight lines. Can you identify shapes with the same number of
sides and decorate them in the same way?
A correct set of solutions was sent in
by Christina (Malborough Primary
School, UK), Ceren, Idi, Ece, Eda and Ece O (Private IRMAK Primary & Secondary School,
Some managed to find two different ways
to halve the orange S shape, and Jason (Priory School) found all four ways.
Evren and Christian (Private IRMAK Primary & Secondary School,
Istanbul, Turkey) sent in one that no-one else found:
Thomas (Tattingstone School UK) says
there are an infinite number of lines that can be drawn like the
What do think? Are there more
solutions for this shape?
Why are there so many for this one and
not the other shapes?