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# Lift

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### #1 rookie1ja

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Posted 31 March 2007 - 02:29 PM

Lift - Back to the Geometry Puzzles
Slice the rectangle with a hole in its centre into 2 sections so that you could make a square 8x8 (without that hole in the centre).

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Posted 13 June 2007 - 06:10 PM

I may be an idiot, but I don't see a square in either of those two colors.
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### #3 rookie1ja

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Posted 13 June 2007 - 11:37 PM

I may be an idiot, but I don't see a square in either of those two colors.

Move the yellow part left to fit the green part.
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Posted 14 July 2007 - 01:40 AM

OMG I TOTALLY SEE IT NOW
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Posted 30 July 2007 - 04:46 PM

it my just be me but its wrong i found that there is an extra box
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### #6 qajaq

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Posted 01 August 2007 - 06:41 PM

There is no extra box. The grid, as presented, is seven boxes wide by ten boxes high--space for 70 boxes; however, the hole in the middle is six boxes large. Thus there are exactly 64 boxes in the original drawing. Shifting the cut pieces to make an 8x8 square uses all 64 boxes.
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### #7 aaronpark

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Posted 05 November 2007 - 12:26 AM

i get it but it didn't say you could move the boxes or cut several line segments
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### #8 rookie1ja

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Posted 05 November 2007 - 09:39 AM

i get it but it didn't say you could move the boxes or cut several line segments

I wrote the following:
Slice (or as you wrote: cut) the rectangle with a hole in its centre into 2 sections so that you could make (or as you wrote: move the boxes) a square 8x8 (without that hole in the centre).

You may suggest better wording (for other puzzles as well). I thought that it could be understood from my wording (which is not perfect)
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Posted 20 May 2008 - 03:14 AM

I still don't see the square...can someone put it together for me??
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### #10 Duh Puck

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Posted 20 May 2008 - 04:53 AM

here you go ...
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