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Challenge 59: Japanese Floors
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Tatami mats help define standard sizes of Japanese rooms. Floors are completely covered by these mats which are about 3 feet by 6 feet. In how many different ways can the mats be arranged to cover a 6 foot by 15 foot floor?
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Arrangements of geometric shapes influence living space, storage space, commercial displays, and the natural environment. The study of shapes is important to architects, pipefitters, construction workers, and biologists.

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