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Odd Squares

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Think of a number, square it and subtract your starting number. Is the number youâ€™re left with odd or even? How do the images help to explain this?

Picture a Pyramid ...

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Imagine a pyramid which is built in square layers of small cubes. If we number the cubes from the top, starting with 1, can you picture which cubes are directly below this first cube?

Domino Numbers

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Can you see why 2 by 2 could be 5? Can you predict what 2 by 10 will be?

Three Squares

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What is the greatest number of squares you can make by overlapping three squares?

World of Tan 19 - Working Men

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

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

More Building with Cubes

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

Green Cube, Yellow Cube

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

World of Tan 20 - Fractions

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

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?

Midpoint Triangle

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

Dicey

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A game has a special dice with a colour spot on each face. These three pictures show different views of the same dice. What colour is opposite blue?

World of Tan 3 - Mai Ling

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

The Path of the Dice

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A game for 1 person. Can you work out how the dice must be rolled from the start position to the finish? Play on line.

Counter Roundup

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A game for 1 or 2 people. Use the interactive version, or play with friends. Try to round up as many counters as possible.

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 7 - Gat Marn

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

World of Tan 5 - Rocket

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

A Puzzling Cube

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Here are the six faces of a cube - in no particular order. Here are three views of the cube. Can you deduce where the faces are in relation to each other and record them on the net of this cube?

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?

Holes

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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?

World of Tan 4 - Monday Morning

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

Wrapping Presents

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Choose a box and work out the smallest rectangle of paper needed to wrap it so that it is completely covered.

Peg Rotation

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Can you work out what kind of rotation produced this pattern of pegs in our pegboard?

Seeing Squares

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Players take it in turns to choose a dot on the grid. The winner is the first to have four dots that can be joined to form a square.

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 26 - Old Chestnut

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

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.

Makeover

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Exchange the positions of the two sets of counters in the least possible number of moves

World of Tan 25 - Pentominoes

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

Dramatic Mathematics

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This article for teachers describes a project which explores thepower of storytelling to convey concepts and ideas to children.

Coin Cogs

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Can you work out what is wrong with the cogs on a UK 2 pound coin?

World of Tan 27 - Sharing

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

Trace the Edges

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On which of these shapes can you trace a path along all of its edges, without going over any edge twice?

World of Tan 29 - the Telephone

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

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?

Colour Wheels

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Imagine a wheel with different markings painted on it at regular intervals. Can you predict the colour of the 18th mark? The 100th mark?

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?

Regular Rings 2

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

Taking Steps

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In each of the pictures the invitation is for you to: Count what you see. Identify how you think the pattern would continue.

World of Tan 24 - Clocks

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

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?

Move a Match

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How can you arrange these 10 matches in four piles so that when you move one match from three of the piles into the fourth, you end up with the same arrangement?

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?

Folding Flowers 1

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Can you visualise what shape this piece of paper will make when it is folded?

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?

Folding Flowers 2

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

World of Tan 2 - Little Ming

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

World of Tan 1 - Granma T

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Granma T?

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 ...