Grade 5

For this Headline Story suggest that students draw pictures.

There are no more than 6 points on a piece of paper. How many segments have endpoints at any two these points?

- For 1 point, you can draw 0 segments.
- For 2 points, you can draw 1 segment.
- For 3 points, you can draw 3 segments. (It’s a triangle.)
- For 4 points you can draw 6 segments (a quadrilateral with both of its diagonals).
- For 5 points, you can draw 10 segments.
- For 6 points, you can draw 15 segments.

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