You may also like

problem icon

Coordinate Tan

What are the coordinates of the coloured dots that mark out the tangram? Try changing the position of the origin. What happens to the coordinates now?

problem icon

A Cartesian Puzzle

Find the missing coordinates which will form these eight quadrilaterals. These coordinates themselves will then form a shape with rotational and line symmetry.

problem icon

Criss Cross Quiz

A game for 2 players. Practises subtraction or other maths operations knowledge.

Coordinate Cunning

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

This month's game is linked with our World of Tan. It is for 2 players. Little Mai and Little Fung explain how you play:

This text is usually replaced by the Flash movie.

LM: First you must decide where to place the origin, (0,0). It can be anywhere.

LF: Now you must decide who is blue and who is red.

LM: Blue goes first and chooses a point. Blue has to state the position of their chosen point in relation to the origin.

LF: BUT, if you get the coordinates of the dot wrong, you don't get that point.

LM: And you lose a go.

LF: Red now chooses a point and gives its coordinates.

LM: You then take it turns to go?

LF: Until one person has four dots in line of their colour.