Take and Make: Area Trick Puzzle

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This one is easy fun and somehow a little bit magical.    Makes a great little math gift. The challenge is to make rectangles with pieces #1-5, #1-6, #1-7, and #1-8 (as below)

Details, Instructions and Template Here.

Here are the “versions” in a short video.


These pieces are made in relation to eachother so there are many versions possible.  Note that piece 1 can have extra added to the bottom.

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