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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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4 pieces | Comment 5 of 18 |

  A  __  _   B
  __|_| |_|__     The cross may be cut into 4 sections.  
 |__|_| |_|__|    (The number of cuts performed depends 
  __  _  _ __      on what constitutes a cut.) One cross may  
 |__|_| |_|__|    be formed by overlaying the middle square
      |_| |_|        of A with that of D. An identical cross may
 C               D   also be formed from B and C.


  Posted by Dej Mar on 2006-03-06 15:18:10
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