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# What Are the Tangram Shapes?

A tangram set is made up of one square, one parallelogram and five triangles. Two of the triangles are small at half the size of the square. One triangle is three times the size of the small triangles, and two triangles are six times the size of the small triangles.

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Tangram shapes are used in puzzles to create larger, more complex shapes. Non-traditional tangram sets include different types of shapes designed to create more complicated puzzles. Within a tangram set, each individual shape is called a tan. Each shape is mathematically related to the other shapes in size, and the smaller shapes can combine to form the larger shapes.

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## Is a Hexagon a Parallelogram?

A: No, a hexagon is not a parallelogram. A parallelogram is a four-sided closed plane figure with both pairs of opposite sides parallel to each other. A hexag... Full Answer >Filed Under: -
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## Which Shape Has Two Pairs of Parallel Sides?

A: A parallelogram is a shape that has two pairs of parallel sides. There are three different types of parallelograms: rhombus, square and rectangle. Full Answer >Filed Under: -
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## What Is the Formula for the Area of a Parallelogram?

A: The formula for the area of a parallelogram is base times height. A parallelogram is a four-sided figure in which the opposite sides are parallel to one an... Full Answer >Filed Under: -
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## Is a Square a Rhombus?

A: A rhombus is an equilateral parallelogram, which is a two-dimensional, four-sided figure in which opposite sides are parallel and all sides have equal leng... Full Answer >Filed Under: