Posted by **Louise** on Friday, May 27, 2011 at 11:44pm.

In how many different ways can you arrange three 4 X 8 tiles to form a rectangle?

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**Reiny**, Saturday, May 28, 2011 at 12:02am
you can put them end to end, to get a rectangle

24 by 4

you can put them together along their lengths, to get

12 by 8

you can put 2 lengthwise with the third to cap them, to get a 12 by 8

The last two cases result in the same shape of rectangle but the blocks are not arranged the same way.

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