Tag Archives: Shapes
In mathematics, two figures that have the same shape, but not necessarily the same size are similar. The challenge in this puzzle is to draw in lines to divide the large shape below into four smaller similar shapes.
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The Puzzle Corner this week comes from the great American puzzle genius of a century ago, Sam Loyd, and was originally published with the name “The Royal Road to Mathematics.” Shape It Up, as we have renamed it, is similar to tangrams, but uses only five pieces that are all different from each other, unlike the seven tangram… Continue Reading
I just realized that in my post two weeks ago, Tangrams: A World of Geometry, I only included part one of the tangram video. The forming of the pieces is completed in part two of that video. I’m hoping that some of you noticed that what you saw was not complete and that you were… Continue Reading