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Pentomino Puzzle Solver


Pentomino Puzzle Solver

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A pentomio consists of 5 connected squares. There are 12 possible pentominos. The puzzle is to place them on an 8-by-8 board, with 4 designated squares left blank. This applet solves the puzzle (using a recursive backtracking algorithm that runs in its own thread).
Material Type: Simulation
Date Added to MERLOT: June 14, 1998
Date Modified in MERLOT: April 05, 2001
Submitter: Jason Isaac


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Primary Audience: College General Ed
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Language: English
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