|Re: Notes & Queries, January 20, 2009
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Author: Boron Elgar Date: Jan 28, 2010 22:47
On Thu, 28 Jan 2010 18:11:45 +0000 (UTC), Opus the Penguin
>> In article 192.168.1.106>,
>> Opus the Penguin gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Snidely (email@example.com
>>>> On Jan 26, 1:15 pm, Boron Elgar hootmail.com>
>>>>> December 29
>>>>> Hand sew 365 quilts, each using 365 material squares I
>>>>> myself used to represent the 365 days of the year. Donate to
>>>>> local orphanages.
>>>> wove is me!
>>> I should say so. 365 has a prime factorization o 5*73. She'll
>>> either have to cut many of the squares into small units or make
>>> quilts that look like giant scarves.
>> Or make each quilt 19x19 (361), not use each square in each quilt
>> (obviously, there's not room), and have enough pieces left over to
>> make four additional 19x19 quilts and one 4x4 mat.
>Hang on! We're not Thinking Like Martha. You can make each quilt
>21x21. That's a 19x19 quilt (361) surrounded by a border one sqare
>wide of a solid-colored material, with each of the four corners
>consisting of one of the remaining squares (361+4=365).
>I'm sorry I doubted you, Martha.
Aren't there 366 squares in a leap-quilt?