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### Little Boxes

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

### 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?

### Map Folding

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Take a rectangle of paper and fold it in half, and half again, to make four smaller rectangles. How many different ways can you fold it up?

### Four Layers

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Can you create more models that follow these rules?

### Escher Tessellations

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This practical investigation invites you to make tessellating shapes in a similar way to the artist Escher.

### 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?

### Construct-o-straws

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

### Folding, Cutting and Punching

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

### World of Tan 3 - Mai Ling

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

### 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.

### 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?

### Two by One

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

### World of Tan 25 - Pentominoes

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

### Making Maths: Happy Families

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Here is a version of the game 'Happy Families' for you to make and play.

### World of Tan 26 - Old Chestnut

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

### Pyramid Numbers

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What are the next three numbers in this sequence? Can you explain why are they called pyramid numbers?

### World of Tan 2 - Little Ming

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

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Make a cube with three strips of paper. Colour three faces or use the numbers 1 to 6 to make a die.

### World of Tan 27 - Sharing

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

### 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?

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

### 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?

### World of Tan 24 - Clocks

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

### Making Tangrams

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

### World of Tan 12 - All in a Fluff

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

### World of Tan 11 - the Past, Present and Future

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

### World of Tan 9 - Animals

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

### World of Tan 14 - Celebrations

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

### World of Tan 15 - Millennia

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

### World of Tan 18 - Soup

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

### World of Tan 16 - Time Flies

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

### World of Tan 7 - Gat Marn

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

### 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?

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

### World of Tan 22 - an Appealing Stroll

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

### Making Maths: Birds from an Egg

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Can you make the birds from the egg tangram?

### Square Corners

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What is the greatest number of counters you can place on the grid below without four of them lying at the corners of a square?

### Making Maths: Rolypoly

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

### World of Tan 20 - Fractions

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

### World of Tan 21 - Almost There Now

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

### World of Tan 28 - Concentrating on Coordinates

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

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Our 2008 Advent Calendar has a 'Making Maths' activity for every day in the run-up to Christmas.

### Fit These Shapes

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What is the largest number of circles we can fit into the frame without them overlapping? How do you know? What will happen if you try the other shapes?

### World of Tan 6 - Junk

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

### Cuisenaire Rods

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These squares have been made from Cuisenaire rods. Can you describe the pattern? What would the next square look like?

### Counting Counters

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Take a counter and surround it by a ring of other counters that MUST touch two others. How many are needed?

### 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?

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How can you arrange the 5 cubes so that you need the smallest number of Brush Loads of paint to cover them? Try with other numbers of cubes as well.

### Reef and Granny

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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?

### Three Sets of Cubes, Two Surfaces

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How many models can you find which obey these rules?