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Is it possible to dissect a $7\times9$ rectangle into $21$ pieces that are $L$-shaped and that consist of three little squares?

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  • $\begingroup$ I suspect the answer is no; now I just need to find the invariant. $\endgroup$ – Joe Z. Dec 19 '15 at 8:17
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Answer blatantly stolen from this Math.SE post:

tiling

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    $\begingroup$ Makes me wonder where OP got the question from in the first place. $\endgroup$ – user1717828 Dec 19 '15 at 17:37

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