We’ve been working on coordinates in class as part of our geometry work. Here’s a problem for you to try out. Don’t give up – persevere!Coordinate puzzle

Can you position these ten letters in their correct places according to the eight clues below?

Coordinate puzzle 1

Clues:

The letters at (1,1), (1,2) and (1,3) are all symmetrical about a vertical line.

The letter at (4,2) is not symmetrical in any way.

The letters at (1,1), (2,1) and (3,1) are symmetrical about a horizontal line.

The letters at (0,2), (2,0) have rotational symmetry.

The letter at (3,1) consists of just straight lines.

The letters at (3,3) and (2,0) consist of just curved lines.

The letters at (3,3), (3,2) and (3,1) are consecutive in the alphabet.

The letters at (0,2) and (1,2) are at the two ends of the alphabet.

Want to try it out online? Click here, and scroll down the page.

SOURCE NRICH

 

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3 responses »

  1. codeinfig says:

    lots of fun. i did the whole thing in a text editor, and got the letters right (but they wouldve been upside-down on the website) because i put 0,0 at the top, instead of the bottom.

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  2. Rowan says:

    I found this really fun XD
    This should be our maths work the whole time!

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  3. travis says:

    its so hard hope its wright

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