Sol LeWitt’s pyramid – How might you count those blocks?

Sol LeWitt, Four Sided Pyramid, 1999, Hirshhorn Museum Sculpture Garden, Washington DC

Sol LeWitt (1928 - 2007) was a an American artist involved in Conceptual art and Minimalism.  This structure is housed in the garden of the Hirshhorn Museum on the National Mall.

 The activity:  Four-sidedPyramid.pdf

CCSS:  4.OA.C, 5.OA.B, 7.EE.B, HSF.BF, HSF.LE, HSM, MP5

Two related tasks on finding the equation of given a sequence.

     Click on image above for the activity. Click on image above for the activity.

For members we have editable docxs and solutions.

Four-sidedPyramid.docx     block-building.pdf

BoardwalkBuilding-solution.pdf    Quilt-of-Squares-solution.pdf

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