A square has 4 sides therefore 3 squares from 12 toothpicks will simply be three unconnected squares
# 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.
Make one square out of four toothpicks and then make another square using one of the sides of the first square and the remaining three toothpicks. It is easy. Make a square out of four toothpicks. Put three toothpicks around one of the bottom corners of your first square to form a second square. IGNORE THE LINES LOOK AT THE NUMBERS! 1__2 3__4__7 ___5__6
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.
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..
Arrange the 9 toothpicks thus: 7 + 3
Old one. Make a square out of four squares, then remove two adjacent inside toothpicks. This leaves a large square with a small square inside.
using four of them you make a square then using the remaining two make a criss cross in the middle of the square.
You make 3-D! Look... 6 squares in one cube and you can do that with toothpicks too!
To solve this, you simply have to put the toothpicks in the shape of a 1 and a 0 to make "10"
You make the number "10" with the 9 toothpicks or spell out "ten" with the 9 toothpicks.
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.
-- eat 3 marshmallows -- give away the toothpicks -- the remaining marshmallow is a 3-d figure all by itself
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).
Is this question supposed to have 12 toothpicks to make 4 squares and then move 3 toothpicks to make 3 equal sized squares? Answer depends on the restrictions. Just move 3 sticks from any square to form a straight vertical or horizontal line up of squares is one option if there is no restrictions other than the three resulting squares are equal sizes.
2 rectangles. Put two toothpicks on 2 sides and one on the other side, and that uses 6 toothpicks and if you make another rectangle like that you make 2 rectangles.
There is a pattern here: Level 1 uses 3 = 3 × 1 toothpicks Level 2 uses 6 = 3 × 2 toothpicks Level 3 uses 9 = 3 × 3 toothpicks So it looks like each level uses 3 times the level number of toothpicks. ı→ 3 × level = 24 → level = 24 ÷ 3 = 8 So Level 8 uses 24 toothpicks.
Make a two by two grid with six toothpicks, and then place the other two toothpicks at a 45 degree angle on the corner of two of the squares.
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This can be done in 3D. Place four toothpicks in a square shape on a flat surface. Take a further two toothpicks and place them in such a way that they for an upward triangle on two adjacent sides of the square on the floor. Take a further two toothpicks and do the sam on the other adjacent side. Take the last remaining toothpick and joint the two triangles. You have now created three equally sized squared in 3D