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Broad Topics > Using, Applying and Reasoning about Mathematics > Visualising

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Paper Patchwork 2

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

Have a go at making a few of these shapes from paper in different sizes. What patterns can you create?

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Tessellating Capitals

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

Have you ever tried tessellating capital letters? Have a look at these examples and then try some for yourself.

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Paper Patchwork 1

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

Can you work out what shape is made when this piece of paper is folded up using the crease pattern shown?

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Rearrange the Square

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

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?

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Six to Four

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

Move four sticks so there are exactly four triangles.

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Putting Two and Two Together

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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?

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Holes

Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

I've made some cubes and some cubes with holes in. This challenge invites you to explore the difference in the number of small cubes I've used. Can you see any patterns?

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Folding Flowers 2

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Make a flower design using the same shape made out of different sizes of paper.

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Pyramid Numbers

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

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More Pebbles

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Have a go at this 3D extension to the Pebbles problem.

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Triple Cubes

Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

This challenge involves eight three-cube models made from interlocking cubes. Investigate different ways of putting the models together then compare your constructions.

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Tricky Triangles

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

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

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Regular Rings 1

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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?

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Happy Halving

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

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

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Paper Partners

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

Can you describe a piece of paper clearly enough for your partner to know which piece it is?

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World of Tan 29 - the Telephone

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

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Green Cube, Yellow Cube

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

How can you paint the faces of these eight cubes so they can be put together to make a 2 x 2 x 2 cube that is green all over AND a 2 x 2 x 2 cube that is yellow all over?

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Start Cube Drilling

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

Imagine a 3 by 3 by 3 cube. If you and a friend drill holes in some of the small cubes in the ways described, how many will have holes drilled through them?

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World of Tan 24 - Clocks

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

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Midpoint Triangle

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Can you cut up a square in the way shown and make the pieces into a triangle?

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Triangular Faces

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

This problem invites you to build 3D shapes using two different triangles. Can you make the shapes from the pictures?

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World of Tan 8 - Sports Car

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of this sports car?

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World of Tan 17 - Weather

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of the watering can and man in a boat?

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Cover the Camel

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

Can you cover the camel with these pieces?

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World of Tan 5 - Rocket

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of the rocket?

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World of Tan 22 - an Appealing Stroll

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

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Building with Cubes

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

Try to picture these buildings of cubes in your head. Can you make them to check whether you had imagined them correctly?

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More Building with Cubes

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Here are more buildings to picture in your mind's eye. Watch out - they become quite complicated!

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World of Tan 3 - Mai Ling

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

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Tessellate the Triominoes

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

What happens when you try and fit the triomino pieces into these two grids?

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Jomista Mat

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Looking at the picture of this Jomista Mat, can you decribe what you see? Why not try and make one yourself?

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World of Tan 7 - Gat Marn

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

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World of Tan 19 - Working Men

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of this shape. How would you describe it?

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Posting Triangles

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

If you can post the triangle with either the blue or yellow colour face up, how many ways can it be posted altogether?

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Cubes Cut Into Four Pieces

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

Eight children each had a cube made from modelling clay. They cut them into four pieces which were all exactly the same shape and size. Whose pieces are the same? Can you decide who made each set?

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World of Tan 4 - Monday Morning

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Wai Ping, Wah Ming and Chi Wing?

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Map Folding

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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?

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World of Tan 25 - Pentominoes

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

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World of Tan 13 - A Storm in a Tea Cup

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of these convex shapes?

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World of Tan 11 - the Past, Present and Future

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

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World of Tan 26 - Old Chestnut

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

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World of Tan 12 - All in a Fluff

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

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World of Tan 27 - Sharing

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

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World of Tan 30 - Logical Thinking

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Can you logically construct these silhouettes using the tangram pieces?

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World of Tan 28 - Concentrating on Coordinates

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

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Fractional Triangles

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

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World of Tan 18 - Soup

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

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Overlaps

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

What does the overlap of these two shapes look like? Try picturing it in your head and then use the interactivity to test your prediction.

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World of Tan 2 - Little Ming

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

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Reef and Granny

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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?