Copyright © University of Cambridge. All rights reserved.

'Tetrafit' printed from

Show menu

A tetromino is made up of four squares joined edge to edge. Can this tetromino, together with $15$ copies of itself, be used to cover an eight by eight chessboard?

A tetronimo.

This text is usually replaced by the Flash movie.

What about the other four tetrominoes?

If the set of tetrominoes can fill the board sketch a solution showing how this can be done and if it is impossible to cover the board then explain why.