Funmaths for high school

Printable Tangram Puzzles

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Tangrams are an ancient chinese puzzle consisting of 7 tiles made using 3 basic geometric shapes. These shapes are two large, one medium and two small triangles, one square and one parallelogram. From these simple pieces a range of complex shapes can be made, many simple shapes have a surprising underlying complexity.


Suitable for students year 9 to 13. Although adults love these too!


Instructions : Use all 7 tangram tiles to make the shapes on the sheet. You must use all 7 tans, they must touch and they may not overlap.


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