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Can you form a 4x7 rectangle from every tetromino, tromino and domino? There are 5 different tetrominoes, 2 trominoes and 1 domino. Can you find different arrangements that are not mirrors/rotations of each other?

Bonus question: can you also form a 2x14 rectangle with the same shapes?

Good luck!

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For completeness, all the solutions, excluding rotations and reflections.

1522 for the 4x7 and 84 for the 2x14. enter image description here enter image description here

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Simlar to Dr Xorile, I think there are many solutions. Here are several:

The first one here is my first attempt, it was quite easy. The others are just mutations of it.


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    $\begingroup$ +1 for the asci art! That's cool! $\endgroup$ – Dr Xorile Oct 16 at 0:51
  • $\begingroup$ @DrXorile Thanks! $\endgroup$ – Matthew Jensen Oct 16 at 21:58
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Here's 2 fundamentally different solutions:

4x7

I suspect there are many because these are literally the first two things I tried as I was playing around and in both cases I was able to just shove the pieces in and get a solution. I did it in the numerical order shown.

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And here are a few 2x14 solutions:

 
11222444556778
11333345566888

11133344566788
12222445557788

11222444467788
11233355666778

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