Solution to problem 2

Dividing into 4 identical shapes

I am going to describe here a logical puzzle which involves dividing  a given shape into 4 identical shapes.

Problem 1: Draw a square. Divide it into 4 identical squares. Remove the bottom left square and divide the resulting shape into 4 identical shapes.

Problem 2: Draw an equilateral triangle. Divide it into 4 identical shapes. Now, remove the bottom leftmost shape and divide the resulting shape into 4 identical shapes.

Hint: Think of the way the original shape was divided into 4 identical parts.

This is the solution for problem 1.

If you are still unable to solve the problem 2, think once again on the lines of the hint given.

This is the solution for problem 2.

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