Predict:

I predict that this is going to be about patterns and tessellations because that’s what the floor is.

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Clarify: We had nothing to clarify.

BIG Question: There are four questions in this problem. 1,

What shape is this pedal bin?, Try to match the squares on the floor with their reflections in the bin.

How many squares can you see in two places: on the floor and reflected in the bin?

What happens to the straight lines on the floor when they are reflected in the bin?

Mathematicians toolbox: Look for and describe a pattern or rule.

Solve:

Question 1: In the picture the bin is a cylinder.

Question 3: 97

Question 4: The straight lines are bent into an arc or circular shape because the bin is circular.