January 22, 2013

# How many squares can you form with the dots?

**Problem**

How many squares with whole number areas can you form on this 5 x 5 dot array with the dots for corners?

**Solution**

Hint 1. The figure below is a 4 x 4 grid. It shows squares you probably did not consider when you jumped right away on an answer. Do they also have whole number areas?

Hint 2. Consider the problem How many squares do you see? and study the solution provided.

2 Comments

it the answer 40?

Nice lesson