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Broad Topics > 2D Geometry, Shape and Space > Other polygons

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Shaping It

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

These pictures were made by starting with a square, finding the half-way point on each side and joining those points up. You could investigate your own starting shape.

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Where Are They?

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Use the isometric grid paper to find the different polygons.

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From One Shape to Another

Stage: 2

Read about David Hilbert who proved that any polygon could be cut up into a certain number of pieces that could be put back together to form any other polygon of equal area.

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Board Block Challenge

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3

Choose the size of your pegboard and the shapes you can make. Can you work out the strategies needed to block your opponent?

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Overlapping Circles

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

What shaped overlaps can you make with two circles which are the same size? What shapes are 'left over'? What shapes can you make when the circles are different sizes?

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Flip Your Mat!

Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

What shape and size of drinks mat is best for flipping and catching?

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Watch Those Wheels

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Have you ever noticed the patterns in car wheel trims? These questions will make you look at car wheels in a different way!

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Shapely Lines

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

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?

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Lafayette

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

What mathematical words can be used to describe this floor covering? How many different shapes can you see inside this photograph?

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Same Shapes

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3

How can these shapes be cut in half to make two shapes the same shape and size? Can you find more than one way to do it?

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Playground Snapshot

Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

The image in this problem is part of a piece of equipment found in the playground of a school. How would you describe it to someone over the phone?