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### Cut and Make

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# Square Tangram

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

A set of shapes has five pieces.
First, make a square using four pieces.
Then, make a square using all five pieces.

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Then add another set of five pieces (so now there are ten) and make a square with all of them.

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You could download this sheet with two sets of pieces for printing and cutting.