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Draw a square. A second square of the same size slides around the first always maintaining contact and keeping the same orientation. How far does the dot travel?

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A rectangular field has two posts with a ring on top of each post. There are two quarrelsome goats and plenty of ropes which you can tie to their collars. How can you secure them so they can't fight each other but can reach every corner of the field?

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The triangle ABC is equilateral. The arc AB has centre C, the arc BC has centre A and the arc CA has centre B. Explain how and why this shape can roll along between two parallel tracks.

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Age 11 to 14
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Use two coins to see what happens.

Rolling a 10P coin around another 10P coin

How much has the moving coin turned when it is half way around the fixed coin?

You could consider how far the centre of the moving circle travels.