youcubed: Fewest squares (3-12)
Students draw an 11×13 grid and try to find the fewest number of squares they can use to cover it without overlap or extending outside the grid.

How about for other grid sizes? Our students have worked this question for hours at a time!

K-6, Middle School, High School, Educator

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