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Acute Square

You want a paper and pencil for this one. Given a square, cut it up so that it is made up of only acute triangles and contains the same area as the original square. What are the fewest number of triangles required to meet this criteria?

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  • Anonymous - 8¬†years ago

    4, cut diagonally across the corners (cutting an 'X')

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  • Anonymous - 8¬†years ago

    8

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