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How many squares fit in a rectangle? News

by David Shaw, 10 March 2022 | 0 comments

A rectangle of coloured squares diminishing in size

It might seem like a silly question to ask. After all, it depends on how big the rectangle is, and also the size of the squares you’re packing it with. With a big rectangle and small squares, you could fit a million, a billion or even more. But what if you have infinity squares? Is…

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Straight line heart Activity

by David Shaw, 6 November 2015 | 0 comments

A two lobed heart shape made of straight lines.

This simple pattern reveals a heart from a circle and a lot of straight lines!

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