Toblerone Task
by Chris Hunter
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Act One

March 08, 2013
About how many regular size Toblerone chocolate bars fit inside the giant Tobleroneshaped thing?
 1.
What's an answer thatâ€™s too big?
 2.
What's an answer thatâ€™s too small?
Act Two
 3.
What information would be useful to know?
 ImageLength of Prisms
 ImageDimensions of Triangles
Sequel
 4.
If 72 regular size Toblerone chocolate bars fit inside a mega Tobleroneshaped thing, how large would it be?
 5.
If 112 regular size Toblerone chocolate bars fit inside a mega Tobleroneshaped thing, how large would it be?
 6.
If a mega Tobleroneshaped thing is a little bigger than a giant Tobleroneshaped thing, what could its dimensions be?
 7.
How many regular size Toblerone chocolate bars would fit inside your mega bar?
 Teacher noteThe ambiguity of "a little bigger" allows for multiple solutions. Students could increase the length of the prism or the size of the triangle base. Which has the greater effect?
Also, thereâ€™s something interesting happening here with the sum of consecutive odd numbers.
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What is the area of the giant bar?How many little bars fit into the big bar?

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What are the lengths of the chocolate bars? What is the length of one table?



If you are to fill this big box of toblerone with the little box will you be able to fill it perfectly
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