NRICH: Tangram Pictures

Use the tangram pieces to make our pictures, or to design some of your own!

Age 5 to 14

A tangram is an ancient Chinese puzzle where you make pictures using mathematical shapes.

Make a set of tangram pieces from squared paper as shown below:
Can you make each of these pictures using your seven pieces?

You can try some more tangram puzzles in the World of Tan problems.
There are puzzles using a different set of tangram shapes in the problem Square Tangram.

Or why not try designing some Tangram pictures of your own?

If you want to learn how to make a tangram, click here.

K-6, Middle School, High School

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