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# Creating objects by combining different 2-D shapes

Uses of tangram in combining different 2−D shapes.

Creating objects by combining different 2−D shapes

Uses of tangram in combining different 2−D shapes.

Tangram is a thousand years old Chinese puzzle consisting five or seven geometrical pieces called tans put together to form objects.

Playing with tangrams, can develop skills such as problem−solving, logical thinking, perceptual reasoning, visual spatial awareness and creativity.

EXAMPLES

1. Join the seven pieces of tangram to form the following picture.

2. Join the five pieces of tangram to form the following picture.

Activity

Arrange the tangram pieces (by using maths kit).

Fill the space with the given two or three geometrical shaped tiles.

Let us choose and arrange this tiles to form meaningful shapes.

Try This

Can we fill a circle with square tiles?

No. we can’t fill a circle with square tiles because circle is curved figure.

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