mathematics teaching 10 ~ 16
Tuesday, 11 June 2013
in Napoleonic battles a hollow square was a popular formation for an infantry battalion e.g. Wellington's army at Waterloo, to cope with cavalry charges
not Wellington's army...
a recreation of Wellington's army hollow square formations
for a battalion of 960 people, how many possible hollow square arrangements are there?
state the widths for each
if you want to start off with an easier number of people, find the 3 options for each of:
and the 4 options for 96
difference of two squares
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