Solving shape problems


Lewis and Jack had the following problem to solve. How would you solve the problem?

First step ,you need to get six straws each the same length. Cut two of them in half.
You now have eight straws , four long and four short arrange your eight straws to make 3 squares, all the same size.

Step 2 use the trial and error method to make the first square.


Next you use your first square with trial and error to work out the second square.


Final step your tree squares should look like this!


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