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!

Comments

  1. I worked backwards, trying to split the rectangle.
    https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/83216089/asol2/cse-blog-pplygon-puzzle.png

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