2 This investigation involves tying up logs with rope and trying to find the ‘best’ i.e. uses least rope,way to tie up the logs depending on how many logshave to be grouped together.RopeLogsIn each diagram find the length of rope needed to tie the logs together.[The logs are all identical and have a diameter of 1 foot](i)(ii)Leave all youranswers interms of(iii)What length of rope would be needed for5, 6 and 7 logs using the above arrangement?
3 A timber merchant is involved each day in tying up thousands of logs before transporting them and he needs to considerdifferent arrangements for tying the logs.Consider each arrangement below and workout the length of rope needed to tie the logs.(v) 4 logs(iv) logs(vi) 4 logs(vii) 5 logs
4 (viii) 5 logs (ix) 6 logs (x) 6 logs (xi) 6 logs So what is the best way of tying up(i) 2 logs (ii) 3 logs(iii) 4 logs (iv) 5 logs (v) 6 logsInvestigate tying up logs for larger numbers of logs using different arrangements.