In each issue of the Automation Notebook we feature a section of brainteasers. These are the brainteaser answers from Issue 15, 2009 of the Automation Notebook. The brainteaser questions are repeated in black. The answers to the brainteaser questions are highlighted in red with explanations. You can view the brainteasers from Issue 15, 2009 without the answers here: http://library.automationdirect.com/brainteasers-issue-15-2009/
1. Can you cut this American flag with fifteen stripes into only two pieces which will fit together to form a thirteen stripe flag with no wasted material?
2. Can you cut this signal flag into two pieces which fit together to form a solid blue rectangle?
3. Can you cut this Swiss flag into two pieces which fit together to form a solid red rectangle?