Wednesday, 23 December 2015


The tangram puzzle consisting of seven flat shapes, called tans, which are put together to form shapes.

The objective of the puzzle is to form a specific shape using all seven pieces, which may not overlap.

It is reputed to have been invented in China.

Choosing a unit of measurement so that the seven pieces can be assembled to form a square of side one unit and having area one square unit, the seven pieces are:

    2 large right triangles
    1 medium right triangle
    2 small right triangles
    1 square
    1 parallelogram


 Tangram A to Z


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