Teaching Ratios Using Tangrams
can be a good teaching tool to teach ratios. Below is a square formed by
the seven tangram pieces.
combination of the 2 large red triangles represents 1/2 of the whole area of the
Each red triangle represents
1/4 of the whole area of the square.
The green triangle, green square, and green parallelogram each represents 1/8 of
the whole area of square.
blue triangle represents 1/16 of the whole area of the square.
Use these peices to learn more about
Tangrams can also be a tool to teach about geometry and areas.
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More About Tangrams
Making Your Own Tangram Set
Solve these Tangram puzzles:
Tangram Puzzle of the Day
Solutions to Tangrams
Brain Teasers and Puzzles
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