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Tiles on a Patio

How many ways can you find of tiling the square patio, using square tiles of different sizes?


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

What do you know about the rectangle?

Have a look at each approach.  What do you think he/she was doing?

How do you think this will help to solve the problem?

What do you think he/she would have done next?