This activity investigates how you might make squares and pentominoes from Polydron.
Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level
Play with this interactivity until you can draw squares confidently.
Can you draw tilted squares, when the sides are not horizontal and vertical?
You could fix one side of a square and then work out where the other corners need to go.
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