VIEW THE MOBILE VERSION of www.mathpuzzle.ca Informational Site Network Informational
Privacy
Home Top Rated Puzzles Most Viewed Puzzles All Puzzle Questions Random Puzzle Question Search


THE BANNER PUZZLE.





(Patchwork Puzzles)
A Lady had a square piece of bunting with two lions on it, of which the
illustration is an exactly reproduced reduction. She wished to cut the
stuff into pieces that would fit together and form two square banners
with a lion on each banner. She discovered that this could be done in as
few as four pieces. How did she manage it? Of course, to cut the British
Lion would be an unpardonable offence, so you must be careful that no
cut passes through any portion of either of them. Ladies are informed
that no allowance whatever has to be made for "turnings," and no part of
the material may be wasted. It is quite a simple little dissection
puzzle if rightly attacked. Remember that the banners have to be perfect
squares, though they need not be both of the same size.


Read Answer






Next: MRS. SMILEY'S CHRISTMAS PRESENT.

Previous: THE CUSHION COVERS.



Add to del.icio.us Add to Reddit Add to Digg Add to Del.icio.us Add to Google Add to Twitter Add to Stumble Upon
Add to Informational Site Network
Report
Privacy
SHAREADD TO EBOOK




Random Questions

The Cardboard Chain.
Various Dissection Puzzles
The Southern Cross.
Chessboard Problems
The Five Crescents Of Byzantium.
Chessboard Problems
The Amazons.
Chessboard Problems
The Wizard's Arithmetic
MISCELLANEOUS PUZZLES
A New Counter Puzzle.
The Guarded Chessboard
A Match Mystery.
Puzzle Games.
The Suffragists' Meeting.
Money Puzzles
The Siberian Dungeons.
Magic Squares Problem.
The Chessboard Sentence.
Chessboard Problems
Odd And Even Digits.
Money Puzzles
Defective Observation.
Money Puzzles
How Old Was Mary?
Money Puzzles
The Two Horseshoes.
Various Dissection Puzzles
What Was The Time?
Money Puzzles