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Square division (Posted on 2006-08-24) Difficulty: 4 of 5
Here is a 8X8 square containing numbers 1 to 5 repeated four times. Can you divide the square into four similar shaped pieces such that each piece contains only one set of five numbers?
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| 1 |   |   |   |   |   |   | 1 | 
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| 4 | 3 |   |   | 4 |   |   |   | 
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|   |   |   |   | 5 |   |   | 2 | 
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|   |   |   |   | 5 |   |   | 2 | 
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| 3 |   |   | 5 | 5 |   |   |   | 
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|   |   |   | 3 |   |   |   |   | 
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| 4 |   | 2 | 2 |   |   |   |   | 
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| 1 |   |   |   |   | 3 | 4 | 1 | 
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No Solution Yet Submitted by Salil    
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re: No Subject | Comment 10 of 13 |
(In reply to No Subject by Dej Mar)

Dej Mar, you have been more diligent than I with my Old English Capital.

Here you have actually tabulated the three shapes to which I referred, and laid them out in the grid.

'A picture is worth a thousand words.'

Looks good :-)

  Posted by brianjn on 2006-08-26 19:40:03

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