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### Watch Those Wheels

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Have you ever noticed the patterns in car wheel trims? These questions will make you look at car wheels in a different way!

### Making Maths: Indian Window Screen

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Can you recreate this Indian screen pattern? Can you make up similar patterns of your own?

### Making Maths: Five-point Snowflake

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Follow these instructions to make a five-pointed snowflake from a square of paper.

### Exploded Squares

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This practical activity challenges you to create symmetrical designs by cutting a square into strips.

### Making Maths: Snowflakes

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It's hard to make a snowflake with six perfect lines of symmetry, but it's fun to try!

### Animated Triangles

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Watch this "Notes on a Triangle" film. Can you recreate parts of the film using cut-out triangles?

### Star Find

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Can you see which tile is the odd one out in this design? Using the basic tile, can you make a repeating pattern to decorate our wall?

### Egyptian Rope

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The ancient Egyptians were said to make right-angled triangles using a rope with twelve equal sections divided by knots. What other triangles could you make if you had a rope like this?

### Three Fingers and a Loop of String

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Using a loop of string stretched around three of your fingers, what different triangles can you make? Draw them and sort them into groups.

### Bryony's Triangle

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Watch the video to see how to fold a square of paper to create a flower. What fraction of the piece of paper is the small triangle?

### Rearrange the Square

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We can cut a small triangle off the corner of a square and then fit the two pieces together. Can you work out how these shapes are made from the two pieces?

### Let Us Reflect

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Where can you put the mirror across the square so that you can still "see" the whole square? How many different positions are possible?

### Building Patterns

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Can you deduce the pattern that has been used to lay out these bottle tops?

### Fractional Triangles

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

### Halving

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These pictures show squares split into halves. Can you find other ways?

### Hexagon Transformations

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Can you cut a regular hexagon into two pieces to make a parallelogram? Try cutting it into three pieces to make a rhombus!

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This practical problem challenges you to make quadrilaterals with a loop of string. You'll need some friends to help!

### Triangle Shapes

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This practical problem challenges you to create shapes and patterns with two different types of triangle. You could even try overlapping them.

### Happy Halving

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Can you split each of the shapes below in half so that the two parts are exactly the same?

### Turning Granny

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A brief video looking at how you can sometimes use symmetry to distinguish knots. Can you use this idea to investigate the differences between the granny knot and the reef knot?

### Regular Rings 2

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What shape is made when you fold using this crease pattern? Can you make a ring design?

### Tricky Triangles

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Use the three triangles to fill these outline shapes. Perhaps you can create some of your own shapes for a friend to fill?

### Sizing Them Up

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Can you put these shapes in order of size? Start with the smallest.

### Folding, Cutting and Punching

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

### 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?

### Putting Two and Two Together

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In how many ways can you fit two of these yellow triangles together? Can you predict the number of ways two blue triangles can be fitted together?

### Triangle Relations

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What do these two triangles have in common? How are they related?

### Cereal Packets

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How can you put five cereal packets together to make different shapes if you must put them face-to-face?

### Construct-o-straws

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

### Seven Flipped

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Investigate the smallest number of moves it takes to turn these mats upside-down if you can only turn exactly three at a time.

### 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?

### A Patchwork Piece

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Follow the diagrams to make this patchwork piece, based on an octagon in a square.

### Sticks and Triangles

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Using different numbers of sticks, how many different triangles are you able to make? Can you make any rules about the numbers of sticks that make the most triangles?

### Making Cuboids

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Let's say you can only use two different lengths - 2 units and 4 units. Using just these 2 lengths as the edges how many different cuboids can you make?

### Dienes' Logiblocs

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This problem focuses on Dienes' Logiblocs. What is the same and what is different about these pairs of shapes? Can you describe the shapes in the picture?

### Two on Five

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Take 5 cubes of one colour and 2 of another colour. How many different ways can you join them if the 5 must touch the table and the 2 must not touch the table?

### Two Squared

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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?

### World of Tan 6 - Junk

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

### It's a Tie

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Kaia is sure that her father has worn a particular tie twice a week in at least five of the last ten weeks, but her father disagrees. Who do you think is right?

### Making Sticks

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Kimie and Sebastian were making sticks from interlocking cubes and lining them up. Can they make their lines the same length? Can they make any other lines?

### Making Tangrams

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

### Regular Rings 1

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Can you work out what shape is made by folding in this way? Why not create some patterns using this shape but in different sizes?

### Two by One

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An activity making various patterns with 2 x 1 rectangular tiles.

### Making Maths: Birds from an Egg

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Can you make the birds from the egg tangram?

### Sea Defences

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These are pictures of the sea defences at New Brighton. Can you work out what a basic shape might be in both images of the sea wall and work out a way they might fit together?

### Cutting Corners

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Can you make the most extraordinary, the most amazing, the most unusual patterns/designs from these triangles which are made in a special way?

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NRICH December 2006 advent calendar - a new tangram for each day in the run-up to Christmas.

### Hoops/rope

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Ideas for practical ways of representing data such as Venn and Carroll diagrams.

### Move Those Halves

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For this task, you'll need an A4 sheet and two A5 transparent sheets. Decide on a way of arranging the A5 sheets on top of the A4 sheet and explore ...

### Sponge Sections

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You have been given three shapes made out of sponge: a sphere, a cylinder and a cone. Your challenge is to find out how to cut them to make different shapes for printing.