Mobile Math: Circles, Trapezoids & Hexagons
Look at the mobile below. What do you notice? What do you wonder?
What is one set of possible values for the shapes?
If the hexagon has a value of 3/4, what could the value of the other shapes be? How do you know?
What are other possible values for the set of shapes? What patterns or rules do you notice?
The left side of the mobile now has a total value of 1/3. If the right side of the mobile has a value less than 1, what are some possible values for the trapezoid and hexagon?