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

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

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

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

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

A tetromino is made up of four squares joined edge to edge. Can this tetromino, together with 15 copies of itself, be used to cover an eight by eight chessboard?

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

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

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 the workmen?

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

You have 4 red and 5 blue counters. How many ways can they be placed on a 3 by 3 grid so that all the rows columns and diagonals have an even number of red counters?

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

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

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

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

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

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

Three beads are threaded on a circular wire and are coloured either red or blue. Can you find all four different combinations?

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

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?

Is it possible to place 2 counters on the 3 by 3 grid so that there is an even number of counters in every row and every column? How about if you have 3 counters or 4 counters or....?

Can you find all the different ways of lining up these Cuisenaire rods?

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 outline of these convex shapes?

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

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 outlines of these clocks?

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

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 Little Fung at the table?

Hover your mouse over the counters to see which ones will be removed. Click to remove them. The winner is the last one to remove a counter. How you can make sure you win?

Can you logically construct these silhouettes using the tangram pieces?

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

Place six toy ladybirds into the box so that there are two ladybirds in every column and every row.

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

Can you put the numbers 1 to 8 into the circles so that the four calculations are correct?

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

Can you put the numbers from 1 to 15 on the circles so that no consecutive numbers lie anywhere along a continuous straight line?

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

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

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

This problem is based on a code using two different prime numbers less than 10. You'll need to multiply them together and shift the alphabet forwards by the result. Can you decipher the code?

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!

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

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

A game for 2 people that everybody knows. You can play with a friend or online. If you play correctly you never lose!

What are the coordinates of the coloured dots that mark out the tangram? Try changing the position of the origin. What happens to the coordinates now?

Place the numbers 1 to 10 in the circles so that each number is the difference between the two numbers just below it.

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