Cover large triangles using specific pattern blocks shapes.

Students use specific shapes to fill in the area of a certain size triangle. They determine how many ways this can be done. Problem solving, logical reasoning and visual discrimination are skills used to solve the problem.

Find as many different solutions as possible.

- 2 green triangles
- 2 blue rhombi
- 1 red trapezoid
- Worksheet of 4 large triangles

- Duplicate worksheet

- Use 2 green triangles, 2 blue rhombi, and 1 red trapezoid to cover each large triangle.
- Cover each large triangle a different way.
- Color-in solutions.
- Discuss with a classmate how you know when you've found all the solutions.

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