Can you people help me out?
Here's the link: The Purple Sage
Last edited by awesomeone96; Jul 25th 2009 at 02:06 PM.
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Originally Posted by awesomeone96 Can you people help me out?
Here's the link: The Purple Sage Divide the given area into rectangles of known side lengths. Calculate the area of each rectangle. Add up these areas to get the total area.
I would break up the area into sections as described by mr fantastic, demonstrated by the attachment.
A follow-up question on the matter: is it possible to somehow reach a definite "smallest number of rectangles needed" ? Just out of the top of my head, I can't find a solution with less than 3 rectangles
Three looks like the smallest number of rectangles the figure can be divided into.