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Jigsaw Squares

Updated: 4 days ago

Welcome to Jigsaw Squares! As you continue to explore the problem, consider sharing your thoughts, variations, and solutions. Commenting is available at the bottom of this page after logging in.

Below are two a problems from the Alice in Wonderland set. These are problems where the picture is not accurate. How would you try to solve these problems?

Next is a problem from the crashing contradictions set. These are problems that ask the question, can this be solved? Do you notice anything interesting as you solve these?

Lastly, we have a problem from the algebra set. These problems have an unknown that we solve for. What are your strategies for solving these? Can you figure out what x equals?

Below is our discussion, be wary of spoilers!


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