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Count the ways... (Posted on 2005-10-28) Difficulty: 2 of 5
How many ways can you fit 8 identical 2 by 1 rectangles into a 4 by 4 square? Reflections and rotations count separately.

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Rating: 4.0000 (2 votes)

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re(2): computer solution -- now checking rotations and reflections | Comment 5 of 6 |
(In reply to re: computer solution -- now checking rotations and reflections by Charlie)

I'm convinced.  36 is the correct solution counting rotations and reflections of the 4x4 square.  Everything else I tried ends up being a duplicate.
  Posted by Mindy Rodriguez on 2005-10-29 22:20:14

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