Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Virtual cutting

Last week I found myself happily lost in a maze of math brain teasers.  Here's one that I really enjoyed: 

Make one cut to the first figure (a) and then rearrange the pieces for the second figure (b).

Answer and next math brain teaser will be revealed tomorrow!
(Problem taken from NCTM Mathematics Teacher Dec 2010/Jan 2011)