Follow the diagrams to make this patchwork piece, based on an
octagon in a square.
Investigate the smallest number of moves it takes to turn these
mats upside-down if you can only turn exactly three at a time.
Semi-regular tessellations combine two or more different regular polygons to fill the plane. Can you find all the semi-regular tessellations?
A huge wheel is rolling past your window. What do you see?
Is it true that any convex hexagon will tessellate if it has a pair
of opposite sides that are equal, and three adjacent angles that
add up to 360 degrees?
Here are some imaginative stories that fit the graphs. Perhaps you can make up a different one?
Go to last month's problems to see more solutions.
Jenny Murray describes the mathematical processes behind making patchwork in this article for students.
Creating designs with squares - using the REPEAT command in LOGO.
This requires some careful thought on angles
A Sudoku that uses transformations as supporting clues.