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Problem of the Day #420: Billy the Baker December 30, 2012

Posted by Saketh in : potd , trackback

Billy the baker is testing out a new secret ingredient. He makes a huge square brownie to be divided amongst three of his friends.

Billy wants feedback on small, medium, and large sizes. Taking out his knife, he cuts the brownie into $5$ pieces, and rearranges them to form $3$ smaller squares of distinct sizes. Find a way this can be done.


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