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Can you use LOGO to create this star pattern made from squares. Only basic LOGO knowledge needed.

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Weekly Challenge 20: the Olympic LOGO

Age 11 to 18 Short Challenge Level:


How would you write a LOGO program to approximately reproduce the Olympic Rings logo?
 
You can do this theoretically, use logo or even try to do it in a limited number of characters making use of the twilgo http://twilgo.com environment. Using this small number of characters is a challenge!
 
Did you know ... ?

LOGO is a simple programming language which instructs a pointer (or 'turtle') to move on a flat surface. Mathematicians often become very skilled computer programmers and learning how to create beautiful, efficient algorithms is a part of this.


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