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Pentominoes


From: Anonymous
Date: Tue, 1 Nov 1994 22:58:00 -0500
Subject: pentominoes

Dr. Math,
I'm interested in learning about pentominoes -- creative uses in class,
solutions to the 6 X 10 rectangle, etc.  Have any ideas?  A bibliography 
to share, perhaps?

Thanks,
   Whitney


Date: Wed, 2 Nov 1994 14:19:13 -0500
From: Annie Fetter
Subject: pentominos

Here's a reference:

 AUTHOR       Martin, George Edward, 1932-
 TITLE        Polyominoes : a guide to puzzles and problems in tiling
      / George E. Martin.
 PUBLISHER    [Washington, D.C.] : Mathematical Association of 
     America, c1991.
 DESCRIPT     ix, 184 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
 SUBJECT      Mathematical recreations.
              Puzzles.
              Games.
              Polyominoes.
 SERIES       MAA spectrum.
 NOTE         Includes bibliographical references (p. 179-181) and index.
 ISBN         0883855011.

It's a great book.  
    
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