What is tarsia?

What is tarsia?

Basically a tarsia is a simple yet complex jigsaw puzzle that kids have to solve. They do it by having to match up sides of triangles so they correspond with another one. This building of triangles leads to them having to make some kind of shape, like a hexagon.

What is a tarsia jigsaw?

A Tarsia puzzle is a jigsaw where the edge of each piece contains an answer, a question or in the case of the edges is left blank. To complete the puzzle students must match each answer to the correct question and rebuild the original shape.

How does tarsia puzzle work?

In a tarsia puzzle, each piece has a question or answer in it. As students match the pieces together correctly, answers to questions are revealed. Each triangular piece fits into another, creating a perfect hexagonal shape. Puzzles can be digital and are not just for mathematics!

What is an FJSW file?

In many cases, different types of software may use the same file extensions, also known as file associations. Formulator Tarsia Jigsaw File is the most popular software package that uses FJSW files. Zipped files tend to require special handling and may require password access.

How do I save a tarsia file as a PDF?

To make a PDF of your document, you click as though to print it and then select CutePDF from the list of printers. Then you get a dialogue box which allows you to save your PDF document.

What is Formulator Tarsia?

Formulator Tarsia known earlier as Formulator Jigsaw is an editor designed for Teachers of Mathematics creating the activities in a form of jigsaws or dominos etc for later use in a class. It enables easy support of teachers and gives them new perspectives to development of their teaching activity.

What is a tarsia triangle?

The puzzle consists of 16 small triangles, each with questions and answers on them. When arranged to match up correctly, they will form one larger triangle. This resource is best used when printed and cut out on colored card.

What are tarsia cards?

Tarsia is a piece of freely available software which allows teachers to create a wide range of jigsaws, domino and follow-me activities very easily.

Is tarsia free?

How do I open a tarsia file?

You can get it on the creator’s website here. Try clicking on them, choosing Save instead of Open, and then opening them directly in the Tarsia Jigsaw software itself by going to File > Open.

What is a FJSW file?