Category Archives: Geometry Problems

6-C-2: Higher Level Thinking for the Pythagorean Theorem

6-C-2: Higher Level Thinking for the Pythagorean Theorem Level 0: Concrete, identifies, names, compares, and operates on geometric figures. This level is most comparable to Bloom’s Knowledge and Comprehension level.  Students know the basics about geometric figures.   They can define … Continue reading

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6-A-3 Pythagorean Puzzles

For the first puzzle, I noticed the length of the white square was ‘c’ and the length of the hypotenuse of the red triangle was ‘c’.  So I rotated each triangle from the previous one to line up side ‘c’ of the triangle to … Continue reading

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Geometry 3-B-2 Solving Lateral Thinking Problems

Eggs in a Basket There are six eggs in the basket. Six people each take one of the eggs. How can it be that one egg is left in the basket? I have to admit that this puzzle stumped me.  … Continue reading

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