Quant, Math & Computer Science Puzzles for Interview Preparation & Brain Teasing
A collection of ~225 Puzzles with Solutions (classified by difficulty and topic)

May 9, 2014

Cut the Polygon Puzzle - the solution will make you smile

Source: FunctionSpace.org

Problem: Given the polygons P and Q as shown in the grid below, cut P into two polygons P1 and P2 such that, when pasted together differently, they form Q.

Update ( 21 June 2014 ) :
Solution by Varun and Adwait in comments!


  1. I worked backwards, trying to split the rectangle.