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!


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Problem-Solving
K-6, Middle School, High School, Educator
3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade

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