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Broad Topics > Using, Applying and Reasoning about Mathematics > Visualising

Change Around

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Move just three of the circles so that the triangle faces in the opposite direction.

Horizontal Vertical

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Take it in turns to place a domino on the grid. One to be placed horizontally and the other vertically. Can you make it impossible for your opponent to play?

Alquerque II

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A variant on the game Alquerque

Cover the Camel

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Can you cover the camel with these pieces?

Tessellate the Triominoes

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What happens when you try and fit the triomino pieces into these two grids?

World of Tan 13 - A Storm in a Tea Cup

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of these convex shapes?

Posting Triangles

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If you can post the triangle with either the blue or yellow colour face up, how many ways can it be posted altogether?

Cubes Cut Into Four Pieces

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Eight children each had a cube made from modelling clay. They cut them into four pieces which were all exactly the same shape and size. Whose pieces are the same? Can you decide who made each set?

World of Tan 9 - Animals

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of this goat and giraffe?

World of Tan 8 - Sports Car

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of this sports car?

World of Tan 6 - Junk

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of this junk?

Midpoint Triangle

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Can you cut up a square in the way shown and make the pieces into a triangle?

Building with Cubes

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Try to picture these buildings of cubes in your head. Can you make them to check whether you had imagined them correctly?

World of Tan 11 - the Past, Present and Future

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of the telescope and microscope?

Tricky Triangles

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Use the three triangles to fill these outline shapes. Perhaps you can create some of your own shapes for a friend to fill?

Overlaps

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What does the overlap of these two shapes look like? Try picturing it in your head and then use the interactivity to test your prediction.

World of Tan 12 - All in a Fluff

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of these rabbits?

Dragons and Swans

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A game for two players. You'll need some counters.

Map Folding

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Take a rectangle of paper and fold it in half, and half again, to make four smaller rectangles. How many different ways can you fold it up?

World of Tan 5 - Rocket

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of the rocket?

World of Tan 7 - Gat Marn

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of this plaque design?

Six to Four

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Move four sticks so there are exactly four triangles.

Makeover

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Exchange the positions of the two sets of counters in the least possible number of moves

World of Tan 16 - Time Flies

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of the candle and sundial?

World of Tan 19 - Working Men

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of this shape. How would you describe it?

World of Tan 20 - Fractions

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of the chairs?

World of Tan 21 - Almost There Now

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of the lobster, yacht and cyclist?

World of Tan 18 - Soup

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of Mai Ling and Chi Wing?

World of Tan 17 - Weather

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of the watering can and man in a boat?

Twice as Big?

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Investigate how the four L-shapes fit together to make an enlarged L-shape. You could explore this idea with other shapes too.

Tangram Paradox

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How can the same pieces of the tangram make this bowl before and after it was chipped? Use the interactivity to try and work out what is going on!

Redblue

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Investigate the number of paths you can take from one vertex to another in these 3D shapes. Is it possible to take an odd number and an even number of paths to the same vertex?

World of Tan 22 - an Appealing Stroll

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of the child walking home from school?

World of Tan 24 - Clocks

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of these clocks?

World of Tan 29 - the Telephone

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of this telephone?

World of Tan 15 - Millennia

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of the workmen?

World of Tan 14 - Celebrations

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Little Ming and Little Fung dancing?

Making Tangrams

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Here's a simple way to make a Tangram without any measuring or ruling lines.

World of Tan 28 - Concentrating on Coordinates

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Little Ming playing the board game?

World of Tan 27 - Sharing

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Little Fung at the table?

Tangram Tangle

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If you split the square into these two pieces, it is possible to fit the pieces together again to make a new shape. How many new shapes can you make?

World of Tan 25 - Pentominoes

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of these people?

World of Tan 26 - Old Chestnut

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of this brazier for roasting chestnuts?

World of Tan 4 - Monday Morning

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Wai Ping, Wah Ming and Chi Wing?

World of Tan 3 - Mai Ling

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Mai Ling?

Circles, Circles

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Here are some arrangements of circles. How many circles would I need to make the next size up for each? Can you create your own arrangement and investigate the number of circles it needs?

Paper Patchwork 1

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Can you work out what shape is made when this piece of paper is folded up using the crease pattern shown?

Paper Patchwork 2

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Have a go at making a few of these shapes from paper in different sizes. What patterns can you create?

Four Triangles Puzzle

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Cut four triangles from a square as shown in the picture. How many different shapes can you make by fitting the four triangles back together?

Tetrafit

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A tetromino is made up of four squares joined edge to edge. Can this tetromino, together with 15 copies of itself, be used to cover an eight by eight chessboard?