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Square division II (Posted on 2013-04-08) Difficulty: 1 of 5
Draw a square. Divide it into four identical squares. Remove the bottom left hand square. Now divide the resulting shape into four identical shapes.

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Shrink each length of the L shape by a factor of 2 keeping the same "L" shape.  The volume is 1/4 of the original "L".  Center the "inside corner" of the shrunken "L" over the "inside corner" of the full sized "L" without any rotation.

The other 3 shrunken "L"s fit in nicely.  In fact the original grid marks from when the square was divided into 4 smaller squares provide a guide as to where to place the other 3 small "L"s


  Posted by Larry on 2013-04-09 08:43:50
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