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Fred the Class Robot

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Billy's class had a robot called Fred who could draw with chalk held underneath him. What shapes did the pupils make Fred draw?

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This practical problem challenges you to make quadrilaterals with a loop of string. You'll need some friends to help!

Hexagon Transformations

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Can you cut a regular hexagon into two pieces to make a parallelogram? Try cutting it into three pieces to make a rhombus!

Three Squares

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What is the greatest number of squares you can make by overlapping three squares?

A Chain of Eight Polyhedra

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Can you arrange the shapes in a chain so that each one shares a face (or faces) that are the same shape as the one that follows it?

Shape Mapping

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What is the relationship between these first two shapes? Which shape relates to the third one in the same way? Can you explain why?

Green Cube, Yellow Cube

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How can you paint the faces of these eight cubes so they can be put together to make a 2 x 2 cube that is green all over AND a 2 x 2 cube that is yellow all over?

Cut Nets

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Each of the nets of nine solid shapes has been cut into two pieces. Can you see which pieces go together?

Triple Cubes

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This challenge involves eight three-cube models made from interlocking cubes. Investigate different ways of putting the models together then compare your constructions.

Midpoint Triangle

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

Dicey

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A game has a special dice with a colour spot on each face. These three pictures show different views of the same dice. What colour is opposite blue?

More Building with Cubes

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Here are more buildings to picture in your mind's eye. Watch out - they become quite complicated!

The Path of the Dice

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A game for 1 person. Can you work out how the dice must be rolled from the start position to the finish? Play on line.

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?

Right or Left?

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Which of these dice are right-handed and which are left-handed?

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?

World of Tan 18 - Soup

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

A Puzzling Cube

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Here are the six faces of a cube - in no particular order. Here are three views of the cube. Can you deduce where the faces are in relation to each other and record them on the net of this cube?

Holes

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I've made some cubes and some cubes with holes in. This challenge invites you to explore the difference in the number of small cubes I've used. Can you see any patterns?

Endless Noughts and Crosses

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An extension of noughts and crosses in which the grid is enlarged and the length of the winning line can to altered to 3, 4 or 5.

Wrapping Presents

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Choose a box and work out the smallest rectangle of paper needed to wrap it so that it is completely covered.

Peg Rotation

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Can you work out what kind of rotation produced this pattern of pegs in our pegboard?

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.

World of Tan 3 - Mai Ling

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

Matchsticks

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Reasoning about the number of matches needed to build squares that share their sides.

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 27 - Sharing

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

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?

Folding, Cutting and Punching

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Exploring and predicting folding, cutting and punching holes and making spirals.

World of Tan 24 - Clocks

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

World of Tan 20 - Fractions

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

Let's Reflect

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Where can you put the mirror across the square so that you can still "see" the whole square? How many different positions are possible?

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 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 29 - the Telephone

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

Cubic Conundrum

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Which of the following cubes can be made from these nets?

Construct-o-straws

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Make a cube out of straws and have a go at this practical challenge.

Jomista Mat

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Looking at the picture of this Jomista Mat, can you decribe what you see? Why not try and make one yourself?

Taking Steps

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In each of the pictures the invitation is for you to: Count what you see. Identify how you think the pattern would continue.

Three Cubed

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Can you make a 3x3 cube with these shapes made from small cubes?

Inside Seven Squares

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What is the total area of the four outside triangles which are outlined in red in this arrangement of squares inside each other?

Odd Squares

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Think of a number, square it and subtract your starting number. Is the number you’re left with odd or even? How do the images help to explain this?

Trace the Edges

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On which of these shapes can you trace a path along all of its edges, without going over any edge twice?

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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!

Fractional Triangles

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Use the lines on this figure to show how the square can be divided into 2 halves, 3 thirds, 6 sixths and 9 ninths.

A Square in a Circle

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What shape has Harry drawn on this clock face? Can you find its area? What is the largest number of square tiles that could cover this area?

Square to L

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Find a way to cut a 4 by 4 square into only two pieces, then rejoin the two pieces to make an L shape 6 units high.

Counter Roundup

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A game for 1 or 2 people. Use the interactive version, or play with friends. Try to round up as many counters as possible.

Reef and Granny

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Have a look at what happens when you pull a reef knot and a granny knot tight. Which do you think is best for securing things together? Why?