Q: Can you arrange eight toothpicks so they form two squares and four triangles without breaking any toothpicks?

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

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Remove one of the outer toothpicks and one of the dividers of two squares. there you have two SQUARES .

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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.

Use them to form the edges of a cube.

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

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. /_\ /_\/_\

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)

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

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

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

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.

Squares do, triangles don't.