Explore ways of colouring this set of triangles. Can you make symmetrical patterns?
Stage: 1 Challenge Level:
You could try with a three by three dotty grid first to get the
idea of the problem.
You might want to work with a partner so you have someone to check
that your triangles are all different.
Have you got all the triangles which have a corner at the corner of
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