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South Sydney Puzzle – October 2018

Illustration: Stephen Pickells
Illustration: Stephen Pickells

 

If you imagine a soccer ball punctured and stretched out flat, it would look like this.

Figure A
Figure A

You can count 19 hexagons in the diagram – the 20th is the hexagonal boundary of the

whole figure.

 

If you have 12 pentagons but no hexagons, you could draw the following.

Figure B pentagons only
Figure B pentagons only

Note again that the 12th pentagon is the boundary of the whole figure.

 

Can you draw a similar picture which contains 12 pentagons and 2 hexagons?

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