You arrange 12 toothpicks into a large square, subdivided into four squares : 2 toothpicks on each side and four more, one each from the middle of the sides to the center of the large square. Now you have four (small) squares. Take away 2 adjacent toothpicks from the ones in the center, and you have 2 squares : one remaining small one and the large one that has the small one inside it. (see related link)
Arrange the 9 toothpicks thus: 7 + 3
Note that the question does not say how the 5 squares are arranged. Let me specify one scenario: ____ |_|_| |_|_| |_| Take the two toothpicks from the upper left corner (the upper-right and the corner right below it will do too) and put them inside one of the remaining squares like a cross +. I can count 7 squares or 8 squares, depending on whether I count the square that contains the + or not. If your question can be more specific about the count of toothpicks, perhaps we can have a better solution. ======================
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
Take two toothpicks that create an outside corner. Cross them like a + inside one of the remaining boxes. Count the new four smaller boxes inside it as 4, the one they are formed in as 5, and the two untouched boxes as 6 and 7. (The trick is to remember to count the larger box the 4 are formed in.)
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).
Tara Donovan artwork: Toothpicks took about a month to get a 36 inch sized cube.
Take away one side
They are used to take food out of your teeth in the hard to get areas when you don't have floss on you.
That depends on how big you want the squares to be
A king size quilt will usually take around 840 squares. This means the quilt will be 30 squares across by 28 squares long.
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. /_\ /_\/_\
Here are three ideas. #1 you could take toothpicks and marsh mellows and stick them together. #2 you could make blue jello for water (in river etc) put Swedish fish in the jello like fish and take 4 pretzel sticks and stick 'em in then tie stringy licorice to the ends then take toothpicks and stick them in between the licorice to make the deck. #3 you can take two apple slices and stick toothpicks with marshmallows into the insides of the apples. Hope that helped.
It depends on how large the squares are. If they are 12" x 12" it would take 108 of them.
you have to draw four squares. all up by each other and then you take out the two middle ones.
Not a clue. The correct answer is to take away a square. Since it requires 4 lines to make a square in the first place. Bam, just take away one of the squares. Pretty simple.
There are 204 squares on a traditional checker. There are 64, 1 by 1 squares There are 49, 2 by 2 squares There are 36, 3 by 3 squares There are 25, 4 by 4 squares There are 16, 5 by 5 squares There are 9, 6 by 6 squares There are 4, 7 by 7 squares There is 1, 8 by 8 square To get this all you do is take the center of each square and count down on the board that many squares you can make. The number will be the same for the other side. then you multiply those numbers to get that many squares for that size square.
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Cut out 64 small squares (1 to 1.5 inches), 32 red and 32 black, and paste them in alternating colors onto a board so that you have 8 squares by 8 squares. Or, take a square board that is already red or black, and use 32 squares of the other color, again producing a grid that is 8 squares by 8 squares.
first get some toothpicks then CAREFULLY take out all the food : )(your welcome)
cube's are consisted of squares, so none.but it takes 6 squares to make up a cube.