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TangramDrag the shapes from the top-left side onto the board and try to recreate the shape shown on the bottom-left.
Note that you can rotate a shape by dragging it's edge.
Tangram is one of the most popular puzzle games in the world and the game was originated in China several centuries ago. Unfortunately, there are not much historical documents to trace the origin and development of Tangram in China. Some argue that the game's history can't be traced because Tangram was played by women and children in ancient China.
However, there is a beautiful story about the origin of Tangram that is spread among Chinese. Even though the legend about the origin of Tangram is not supported with any scientific evidences, the story has a huge fan base all over the world due to the beautiful storyline.
To Tan's surprise, the tile fell off from his hands and it was broken into pieces. Tan was very disappointed and worried about a remedy. Suddenly, he noticed one thing! The tile is broken into seven pieces and all broken pieces are in geometrical shapes.
However, Tan was successful in creating several interesting shapes and he came up with several geometric shapes. This is the story behind the origin of Tangram and there is no doubt that Tangram is one of the oldest puzzle games in history. There is no doubt that Tangrams are one of the oldest geometrical puzzles in the world and the game is enjoyed by audience all over the world. However, the historic reference to the game can be traced back only up to 1813, and this was during the Jiaquing dynasty.
The world Tangram was first used by Thomas Hill the president of Harvard University in 1848. The author and mathematician Lewis Carroll is one of the first recognized celebrity players of the game and he owned a Chinese book that contained more than 300 designs of the game.
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