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Cross cut (Posted on 2006-03-06) Difficulty: 4 of 5
I have a cross in the form of one square with four identical squares surrounding it
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Cut it into the fewest number of pieces possible such that, when rearranged the pieces form two smaller crosses of identical size.

No Solution Yet Submitted by Sir Percivale    
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Solution Solution | Comment 1 of 18
3 cuts, 4 pieces

I cant handle ASCII graphic solutions very well,
so click below on the link to see my a clearer graphic solution.
  
Solution
           __       __
           |  |      |  |
   ____ |_|      |_|____
  |____|   |     |   |___|
           |_|      |_| 
 ____   |  |      |  |   ____
|____|  |_|      |_|  |____|








Edited on March 6, 2006, 3:38 pm
  Posted by Mike on 2006-03-06 13:02:29

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