(related to Problem: Mrs. Perkins's Quilt)

The following diagram shows how the quilt should be constructed.


There is, I believe, practically only one solution to this puzzle. The fewest separate squares must be eleven. The portions must be of the sizes given, the three largest pieces must be arranged as shown, and the remaining group of eight squares may be "reflected," but cannot be differently arranged.

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  1. Dudeney, H. E.: "Amusements in Mathematics", The Authors' Club, 1917

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