geerky42
  • geerky42
I am stumped on this puzzle: How many 3x1 pieces can fit on 8x8 board without overlapping? Since \(\frac{64}{3} = 21.\overline3\), the answer may be \(21\), but no matter how I place and arrange 3x1 pieces, I cannot fit 21th piece. So is it really \(20\)? If so, what do I need to know to be able to show that?
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geerky42
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triciaal
  • triciaal
I think 20 - 3 x 1 pieces. the left over is 1 - 2 x 2 piece
triciaal
  • triciaal
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triciaal
  • triciaal
new thought can the 3 by 1 be triangles ?
geerky42
  • geerky42
Never mind, I finally figured out... Sorry for inconvenience, guys.
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geerky42
  • geerky42
\(\color{blue}{\text{Originally Posted by}}\) @triciaal new thought can the 3 by 1 be triangles ? \(\color{blue}{\text{End of Quote}}\) What do you mean?
geerky42
  • geerky42
3x1 has to be straight, no "L shape"
triciaal
  • triciaal
thanks. thanks for sharing the solution too

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