Experiment-conjecture-prove - February 2008, Stage 4&5

Problems

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Equal Equilateral Triangles

Stage: 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Using the interactivity, can you make a regular hexagon from yellow triangles the same size as a regular hexagon made from green triangles ?

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The Square Hole

Stage: 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

If the yellow equilateral triangle is taken as the unit for area, what size is the hole ?

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Road Maker

Stage: 4 and 5 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Which of these roads will satisfy a Munchkin builder?

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Impossible Triangles?

Stage: 5 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

Which of these triangular jigsaws are impossible to finish?

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Impossible Square?

Stage: 5 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

Can you make a square from these triangles?

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Road Maker 2

Stage: 5 Short Challenge Level: Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3

Can you work out where the blue-and-red brick roads end?