May 9, 2014

Cut the Polygon Puzzle - the solution will make you smile


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.


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