What happens to the area of a square if you double the length of the sides? Try the same thing with rectangles, diamonds and other shapes. How do the four smaller ones fit into the larger one?

What is the smallest cuboid that you can put in this box so that you cannot fit another that's the same into it?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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?

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

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

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

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

Paint a stripe on a cardboard roll. Can you predict what will happen when it is rolled across a sheet of paper?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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?

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

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?

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

The image in this problem is part of a piece of equipment found in the playground of a school. How would you describe it to someone over the phone?

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!

A half-cube is cut into two pieces by a plane through the long diagonal and at right angles to it. Can you draw a net of these pieces? Are they identical?