don steward
mathematics teaching 10 ~ 16

Wednesday, 19 July 2017

maths jigsaw

the shapes fit together to make a square (on the 5 by 5 dotty grid)
I'm fairly sure that you just need to rotate some of the shapes (mentally or otherwise) to fit them together i.e. not reflect/flip them

a related task:
fill up a 7 by 7 grid with the shapes indicated
the whole area should be covered

students could be asked to find alternatives

some questions have a few possibilities
e.g. question 5:

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