Follow the diagrams to make this patchwork piece, based on an
octagon in a square.
Investigate the smallest number of moves it takes to turn these
mats upside-down if you can only turn exactly three at a time.
Semi-regular tessellations combine two or more different regular polygons to fill the plane. Can you find all the semi-regular tessellations?
A huge wheel is rolling past your window. What do you see?
Which hexagons tessellate?
Here are some imaginative stories that fit the graphs. Perhaps you can make up a different one?
Go to last month's problems to see more solutions.
Jenny Murray describes the mathematical processes behind making patchwork in this article for students.
Creating designs with squares - using the REPEAT command in LOGO.
This requires some careful thought on angles
A Sudoku that uses transformations as supporting clues.