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Q: How do you make 2 squares and 4 triangles using 8 toothpicks?

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Try using lots of triangles and pyramids, because they are a lot sturdier and stronger than squares and pentagons and hexagons etc. But if you HAVE to use squares, then reinforce the corners by building triangles into them.

[The answer will depend on how exactly you count your squares (for instance, there are arguably 10 squares in the solution below, not 8) and whether there are any rules about how to lay the toothpicks down.] A possibility is just to make two big squares using four toothpicks each, and to divide each into four smaller squares using the four remaining toothpicks.

If one of the nine toothpicks is the common base of the two congruent isosceles triangles with sides formed by two toothpicks.

You make 3-D! Look... 6 squares in one cube and you can do that with toothpicks too!

Kind of hard to draw on here, but first you make a plus sign using 4 toothpicks, then you make a box using the remaining 8 around the plus sign: ___ ___ | | | ___ ___ | | | ___ ___

using four of them you make a square then using the remaining two make a criss cross in the middle of the square.

# Make a plus sign with 4 toothpicks. # Make a large square around the plus sign with the remaining toothpicks (2 toothpicks per side) You now have 4 small squares inside 1 large square... total of 5 squares.

A square has 4 sides therefore 3 squares from 12 toothpicks will simply be three unconnected squares

Firstly, take out three toothpicks that form a triangle. You will be left with two triangles. Secondly, place all three toothpicks to form a triangle above the centre of the two triangles. Four small triangles and a large triangle will be formed, which makes them five triangles. Example: At first: /_\/_\/_\ Imagine that these are three triangles (nine toothpicks), with the sides joined. Secondly: /_\/_\ Imagine that you have taken away one triangle (three toothpicks). Thirdly: Place the three toothpicks to form a triangle above the two triangles. Imagine that the sides are joined. Four small triangles are formed. The four triangles make up a large triangle, which makes them five. /_\ /_\/_\

Start with a 2x2 square (that uses 8 toothpicks) Use the other two to make a 1x1 square in one of the corners of the big one..

7 squares is forty nine so you remove two toothpicks to make the digits 49

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You can arrange them to make a cube.12 edges, 6 faces.

You can make 5 triangles out of 9 toothpicks. With 6 toothpicks, make a large triangle with 2 toothpicks for each side. Now, take individual toothpicks, and make a smaller triangle inside the larger one by joining the midpoints of the sides of the previous triangle. (The vertices of the smaller triangle are the midpoints of the sides of the larger one).

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Put two toothpicks per side on one square. On the other square use one toothpick per side. You will get two squares out of twelve toothpicks.

You make a triangle with 3 toothpicks( /_\ ), and then 3 more triangles just like the first one.

Using 8 of the toothpicks, make a square with two on each side. Using another two, make a smaller square in one corner of the first. Using the remaining two, make a cross in the middle of the second square. One large square on the outside, one medium square inside it and four small squares formed inside that, for a total of six.

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Well you could make the structure by taking the marshmallow and shaping it into triangles and then connect it together so it looks like a bridge and then if that does not work then try building squares and then putting triangles in the middle and then getting some toothpicks to connect it. Questions Is there a limited amount of marshmallows or toothpicks you are supposed to use? Is the structure supposed to hold something? Like a text book, a book, or ect.