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## Tangram Pictures

A tangram is an ancient Chinese puzzle where you make pictures using mathematical shapes.

Make a set of tangram pieces from squared paper as shown below:

Can you make each of these pictures using your seven pieces?

You can try some more tangram puzzles in the

World of Tan problems.

There are puzzles using a different set of tangram shapes in the problem

Square Tangram.

Or why not try designing some Tangram pictures of your own?

If you want to learn how to make a tangram by folding paper without having to do any measuring or ruling lines, click

here.

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