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Old 08-06-2010, 02:55 PM   #10
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Originally Posted by obs20 View Post
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Three cuts.
Take the carpet and cut out a 2 by 10 piece from the middle. You will now have two 10 by 4 pieces to put along the 12 meter walls. Next cut off a 1 by 2 piece off the strip. lay the 2 by 9 piece across the bare part of the room. Take the 1 by 2 piece to cover the middle spot on the other end. You will now have a 1 by 8 cutout in the center of a 12 by 9 carpet.
Good try, but it's possible to do it with fewer pieces.
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