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Bracelets

Investigate the different shaped bracelets you could make from 18 different spherical beads. How do they compare if you use 24 beads?

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Cut and Make

Cut a square of paper into three pieces as shown. Now,can you use the 3 pieces to make a large triangle, a parallelogram and the square again?

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Is a Square a Rectangle?

How many rectangles can you find in this shape? Which ones are differently sized and which are 'similar'?

Hexagon Transformations

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Very good solutions to this problem were received from Melanie from West Flegg Middle School, Jack at Smithdon High School and Natalie, Jane and Paul from Methwold High School.

These pictures show how the hexagon can be split: