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  • n. Plural form of pentomino.


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  • Okay, how many of you cut out copies of the pentominoes puzzle pieces from Arthur C. Clarke's "Imperial Earth" and worked out the two 3 x 20 solutions?

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  • Arranging the twelve unique pentominoes into a rectangle is an age old puzzle with thousands of unique solutions.

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  • It just doesn't seem fair that the kids are so often relying on mental projections and random pentominoes to solve the mystery rather than actual detective work.

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  • Have you seen the rad pentominoes animal puzzle that Make: Online Contributing Writer Sean Ragan made using OpenSCAD?

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  • Among the more interesting of the polycube puzzles are the solid pentominoes.

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  • There are 12 pentominoes with an area/volume of 5 units each, so any complete pentomino puzzle will have an area/volume of 60 units.

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  • In case you just came across this brew, it's a puzzle game wherein the player must fit a fixed number of beaded game pieces of various shapes (pentominoes), to fill a set area such as a rectangle or pyramid. xart reveals also that the Metallic theme will be included in the next update, so do watch out for that.

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  • There are also tangrams, geoboards, pentominoes, dominoes, and pattern blocks that often come with colored card ideas.

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