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