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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    1. That link is broken. Can you please provide a fresh one? Thanks :)

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    2. https://www.dropbox.com/s/dbqkf7g9o6rd3pw/cse-blog-polygon-puzzle.png?dl=0

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  2. Pl resend the link as both links are broken

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