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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
Cut it into the fewest number of pieces possible such that, when rearranged the pieces form two smaller crosses of identical size.

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re: 2 pieces? | Comment 8 of 18 |
(In reply to 2 pieces? by Dej Mar)

I disagree...

I would consider that a 'dead-end' or a 'T'

I think in the problem, he defines a cross "four identical squares surrounding" to mean a cross must have four appendages coming out from the center.

Of course.. by that note... that might mean my irregular 4 piece crosses are incorrect and your 4 piece regular crosses are correct if im to take "identical squares" literally

  Posted by Highway6 on 2006-03-06 16:10:38

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