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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

How can the same pieces of the tangram make this bowl before and after it was chipped? Use the interactivity to try and work out what is going on!

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

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

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

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

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

Investigate how the four L-shapes fit together to make an enlarged L-shape. You could explore this idea with other shapes too.

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

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

These grids are filled according to some rules - can you complete them?

Find out how we can describe the "symmetries" of this triangle and investigate some combinations of rotating and flipping it.

Can you use the interactive to complete the tangrams in the shape of butterflies?

This was a problem for our birthday website. Can you use four of these pieces to form a square? How about making a square with all five pieces?

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

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the silhouette of the junk?

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

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

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

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

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

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

Here is a solitaire type environment for you to experiment with. Which targets can you reach?

Show how this pentagonal tile can be used to tile the plane and describe the transformations which map this pentagon to its images in the tiling.

Find a way to cut a 4 by 4 square into only two pieces, then rejoin the two pieces to make an L shape 6 units high.

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

A cylindrical helix is just a spiral on a cylinder, like an ordinary spring or the thread on a bolt. If I turn a left-handed helix over (top to bottom) does it become a right handed helix?

Can you dissect a square into: 4, 7, 10, 13... other squares? 6, 9, 12, 15... other squares? 8, 11, 14... other squares?

Cut a square of paper into three pieces as shown. Now,can you use the 3 pieces to make a large triangle, a parallelogram and the square again?

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

What happens to these capital letters when they are rotated through one half turn, or flipped sideways and from top to bottom?

Triangles are formed by joining the vertices of a skeletal cube. How many different types of triangle are there? How many triangles altogether?

Does changing the order of transformations always/sometimes/never produce the same transformation?

Why not challenge a friend to play this transformation game?

With one cut a piece of card 16 cm by 9 cm can be made into two pieces which can be rearranged to form a square 12 cm by 12 cm. Explain how this can be done.

Explore the effect of reflecting in two intersecting mirror lines.

Explore the effect of reflecting in two parallel mirror lines.

Explore the effect of combining enlargements.