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Q: How do you make 6 squares with 12 toothpicks?

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Overlap them in a grid.

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

Use them to form the edges of a cube.

You can arrange them into a cube to make the 6 faces of the cube, and the 12 toothpicks making up the 12 edges of the cube.

2 rectangles. Put two toothpicks on 2 sides and one on the other side, and that uses 6 toothpicks and if you make another rectangle like that you make 2 rectangles.

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).

Because a triangular pyramid has 6 edges

make a hexagon(six-sided shape)

24 toothpicks.

Polygons with 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14 or 16 sides.

A cube has 6 square faces, 12 edges and 8 vertices

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Since every square has 4 sides and you only have 10 toothpicks, obviously you can't have the squares be separate. You will need exactly 2 toothpicks to overlap. Once you realize that, there are two shapes that are possible and can be rotated to make a total of 6 different solutions. A straight line (vertical or horizontal): = = = | | | | = = = Or an L-shape (forwards, backwards, and upside-down forwards and backwards): = | | = = | | | = = Sorry that these don't look quite right, the formatting is getting screwed up.

using four of them you make a square then using the remaining two make a criss cross in the middle of the square.

A net with six squares can make a cube, if drawn correctly.

A cube has 6 square faces

There are six rows of six squares, the 1st row contains 6 = (6 x 1) the 1st and 2nd make 12 = (6 x 2) the 1st to 3rd make 18 = (6 x 3) the 1st to 4th make 24 = (6 x 4) the 1st to 5th make 30 = (6 x 5) the 1st to 6th make 36 = (6 x 6)

-- eat 3 marshmallows -- give away the toothpicks -- the remaining marshmallow is a 3-d figure all by itself

5 or 6 Depending on what shape you are thinking of

6 triangles is 18 and 3 squares is 12 18 +12 ------- 30

Eight squares are needed.

A rectangle.

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To have 12 same size squares in a rectangle the grid of squares will be 1x12, 2x6 or 3x4. This means that the ratio of the length to the width is either 1:12, 2:6, 3:4, 4:3, 6:2 or 12:1. If the ratio of the length to width is none of those, then 12 same-size squares cannot fit.

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