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Session 5, Part A: Tangrams
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Session 5, Part A:
Tangrams (15 minutes)

In This Part: Exploring Tangrams | Moving Tangrams

A tangram is a seven-piece puzzle made from a square. A typical tangram set contains two large isosceles right triangles, one medium isosceles right triangle, two small isosceles right triangles, a square, and a parallelogram.

Use a set of tangrams, or print and cut out the set provided here, to work on the following problems.

Problem A1


Given that the tangram puzzle is made from a square, can you recreate the square using all seven pieces?

Stop!  Do the above problem before you proceed.  Use the tip text to help you solve the problem if you get stuck.
Think about the angles you need to create in order for a shape to be a square.   Close Tip


Problem A2


Use all seven tangram pieces to make a rectangle that is not a square.

Next > Part A (Continued): Moving Tangrams

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