# Resources tagged with: Compound transformations

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Transformations and constructions > Compound transformations

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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?

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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?

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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!

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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.

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

##### Age 7 to 14

Jenny Murray describes the mathematical processes behind making patchwork in this article for students.

##### Age 7 to 14

This article looks at the importance in mathematics of representing places and spaces mathematics. Many famous mathematicians have spent time working on problems that involve moving and mapping. . . .

##### Age 7 to 14

Have you ever noticed how mathematical ideas are often used in patterns that we see all around us? This article describes the life of Escher who was a passionate believer that maths and art can be. . . .

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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