Application Problem# How many triangles can you find?

Lesson 2. Unit 8. Grade 2 EngageNY

EngageNY5 min(s)

This Application Problem is a part of the Lesson 2, Unit 8, Grade 2. This brainteaser challenges students to search for a familiar shape, the triangle, in a different way. Students are encouraged to think creatively as they find triangles of various sizes and orientations. There are 35 triangles. There are five of each variation of triangle as students track them around the pentagon. Each student needs both pages of the find the triangles template.