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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.

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.

Square it for Two

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Square It game for an adult and child. Can you come up with a way of always winning this game?

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.

Go Moku

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A game for two players on a large squared space.

Cube Drilling

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Imagine a 4 by 4 by 4 cube. If you and a friend drill holes in some of the small cubes in the ways described, how many will not have holes drilled through them?

Three Squares

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

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?

Seeing Squares

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Players take it in turns to choose a dot on the grid. The winner is the first to have four dots that can be joined to form a square.

Painted Faces

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Imagine a 3 by 3 by 3 cube made of 9 small cubes. Each face of the large cube is painted a different colour. How many small cubes will have two painted faces? Where are they?

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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!

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 21 - Almost There Now

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

Construct-o-straws

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

World of Tan 20 - Fractions

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

World of Tan 24 - Clocks

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

Folding, Cutting and Punching

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

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?

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 29 - the Telephone

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

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!

World of Tan 3 - Mai Ling

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

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.

Peg Rotation

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

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?

Midpoint Triangle

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

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?

Makeover

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

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

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?

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 18 - Soup

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

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 12 - All in a Fluff

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

World of Tan 5 - Rocket

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

World of Tan 6 - Junk

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

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 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 4 - Monday Morning

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

Triangular Faces

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This problem invites you to build 3D shapes using two different triangles. Can you make the shapes from the pictures?

World of Tan 2 - Little Ming

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

World of Tan 1 - Granma T

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

Coin Cogs

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Can you work out what is wrong with the cogs on a UK 2 pound coin?

Ten Hidden Squares

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These points all mark the vertices (corners) of ten hidden squares. Can you find the 10 hidden squares?

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 16 - Time Flies

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

World of Tan 15 - Millennia

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

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?

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?

Right or Left?

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