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Using index cards and only one shape in your design, build a bridge that can support the weight of one die-cast toy car
across an 8-inch span.

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Using index cards and only one shape in your design, build a bridge that can support the weight of one die-cast toy car
across an 8-inch span.

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Strongest Shapes

Strongest Shapes

Using index cards and only one shape in your design, build a bridge that can support the weight of one die-cast toy car
across an 8-inch span.