[a dodecagon after step 2]
with number patterns that aren't too easy to discern
but are regular
what will the next two shapes look like, for n = 5 and for n = 6?
for n = 5,
- why will there be 26 extra triangles?
- why will there be 14 extra squares?
m triangles goes to? squares in the next ring?
it might also be helpful to focus on the shapes that surround an 'interior' point
a ppt is here