You may also like

problem icon

Cut it Out

Can you dissect an equilateral triangle into 6 smaller ones? What number of smaller equilateral triangles is it NOT possible to dissect a larger equilateral triangle into?

problem icon

Tessellating Transformations

Can you find out how the 6-triangle shape is transformed in these tessellations? Will the tessellations go on for ever? Why or why not?

problem icon

Triangular Hexagons

Investigate these hexagons drawn from different sized equilateral triangles.


Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1
How are you checking that you have not got any of them twice?
How will you know you've got all the arrangements?
You may find it useful to record your arrangements on dotty paper.