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Counters

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Hover your mouse over the counters to see which ones will be removed. Click to remover them. The winner is the last one to remove a counter. How you can make sure you win?

Red Even

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You have 4 red and 5 blue counters. How many ways can they be placed on a 3 by 3 grid so that all the rows columns and diagonals have an even number of red counters?

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?

Waiting for Blast Off

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10 space travellers are waiting to board their spaceships. There are two rows of seats in the waiting room. Using the rules, where are they all sitting? Can you find all the possible ways?

Knight's Swap

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Swap the stars with the moons, using only knights' moves (as on a chess board). What is the smallest number of moves possible?

World of Tan 16 - Time Flies

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

Painting Possibilities

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This task, written for the National Young Mathematicians' Award 2016, involves open-topped boxes made with interlocking cubes. Explore the number of units of paint that are needed to cover the boxes. . . .

World of Tan 25 - Pentominoes

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

World of Tan 3 - Mai Ling

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

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?

Move a Match

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How can you arrange these 10 matches in four piles so that when you move one match from three of the piles into the fourth, you end up with the same arrangement?

Putting Two and Two Together

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In how many ways can you fit two of these yellow triangles together? Can you predict the number of ways two blue triangles can be fitted together?

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?

Celtic Knot

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Building up a simple Celtic knot. Try the interactivity or download the cards or have a go on squared paper.

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 15 - Millennia

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

Shunting Puzzle

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Can you shunt the trucks so that the Cattle truck and the Sheep truck change places and the Engine is back on the main line?

Paw Prints

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A dog is looking for a good place to bury his bone. Can you work out where he started and ended in each case? What possible routes could he have taken?

Little Boxes

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How many different cuboids can you make when you use four CDs or DVDs? How about using five, then six?

World of Tan 24 - Clocks

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

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?

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 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 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 20 - Fractions

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

Hexpentas

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How many different ways can you find of fitting five hexagons together? How will you know you have found all the ways?

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?

World of Tan 1 - Granma T

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Granma T?

Nine-pin Triangles

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How many different triangles can you make on a circular pegboard that has nine pegs?

World of Tan 8 - Sports Car

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

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 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 4 - Monday Morning

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

Single Track

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What is the best way to shunt these carriages so that each train can continue its journey?

Display Boards

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Design an arrangement of display boards in the school hall which fits the requirements of different people.

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?

World of Tan 7 - Gat Marn

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

World of Tan 5 - Rocket

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

Pyramid Numbers

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What are the next three numbers in this sequence? Can you explain why are they called pyramid numbers?

Open Boxes

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Can you work out how many cubes were used to make this open box? What size of open box could you make if you had 112 cubes?

World of Tan 6 - Junk

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

World of Tan 12 - All in a Fluff

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

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?

World of Tan 9 - Animals

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

Put Yourself in a Box

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A game for 2 players. Given a board of dots in a grid pattern, players take turns drawing a line by connecting 2 adjacent dots. Your goal is to complete more squares than your opponent.

Coded Hundred Square

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This 100 square jigsaw is written in code. It starts with 1 and ends with 100. Can you build it up?

Dodecamagic

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Here you see the front and back views of a dodecahedron. Each vertex has been numbered so that the numbers around each pentagonal face add up to 65. Can you find all the missing numbers?