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Polyomino Puzzle (Posted on 2005-11-22) Difficulty: 3 of 5
The squares of the six polyominoes depicted below are either filled or empty. What logic was used to determine whether a square filled?
+--+--+--+--+--+              +--+--+
|##|  |##|  |##|              |##|##|
+--+--+--+--+--+  +--+--+     +--+--+
|  |  |  |  |     |##|##|     |##|##|
+--+--+--+--+  +--+--+--+--+  +--+--+
   |##|  |##|  |##|  |  |##|  |  |  |
   +--+--+--+  +--+--+--+--+  +--+--+
      |  |        |##|  |##|     |##|
      +--+        +--+--+--+--+  +--+
                     |##|  |##|
            +--+--+  +--+--+--+
            |  |##|     |##|
+--+--+  +--+--+--+--+  +--+
|##|##|  |##|  |  |  |
+--+--+  +--+--+--+--+     +--+
|##|##|        |##|##|     |##|
+--+--+--+--+  +--+--+  +--+--+--+
   |  |  |  |  |##|##|  |  |  |  |
   +--+--+--+  +--+--+  +--+--+--+
   |##|  |  |           |##|  |##|
   +--+--+--+           +--+--+--+

See The Solution Submitted by Brian Smith    
Rating: 3.6667 (3 votes)

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Two Hints | Comment 14 of 21 |

It seems I underestimated the difficulty of this puzzle.

Hint 1:  The polynomials are independent of each other.  The solution does not involve putting the six polynomials together.

Hint 2:  L-triomino


  Posted by Brian Smith on 2005-11-28 08:54:38
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