Here Come the Reptiles!

An iguana, two anacondas … Just kidding. They are mathematical rep-tiles (yes, with the hyphen): shapes that can be dissected into smaller versions of themselves. The smaller versions are all the same size.

Take for example a square: with two lines it can be partitioned into 4 smaller squares.

Reptiles Square

Or this trapezoid:

Reptiles Trapezoid

Now your turn to dissect this shape into 4 smaller, identical copies of itself:

Reptiles L-shape



Keep dissecting!

Check your answer


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