A good dissection
puzzle in so few as two pieces
is rather a
perhaps the reader will be interested in the following.
represents a piece of bunting, and it is required to cut it into two
pieces (without any waste) that will fit together and form a perfectly
square flag, with the four roses symmetrically
This would be
easy enough if it were not for the four roses, as we should merely have
to cut from A to B, and insert the piece at the bottom of the
we are not allowed to cut through any of the roses, and therein lies
difficulty of the puzzle.
Of course we make no allowance for "turnings."