### Polycircles

Show that for any triangle it is always possible to construct 3 touching circles with centres at the vertices. Is it possible to construct touching circles centred at the vertices of any polygon?

### Nim

Start with any number of counters in any number of piles. 2 players take it in turns to remove any number of counters from a single pile. The loser is the player who takes the last counter.

### Equilateral Areas

ABC and DEF are equilateral triangles of side 3 and 4 respectively. Construct an equilateral triangle whose area is the sum of the area of ABC and DEF.

# Loopy

##### Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:
The terms $a_1, a_2, a_3,...\ a_n,...\$ of a sequence are given by: $$a_n =\frac{1+a_{n-1}}{a_{n-2}}.$$ Investigate the sequences you get when you choose your own first two terms. Make a conjecture about the behaviour of these sequences. Can you prove your conjecture? Investigate the sequences.