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Why is it not 17? If you half each time. Ie. first cut creates 2x4 and 3x4. second and third creates 2 blocks of 2x2 and 2 blocks of 2x3. The first 2 2x2 require 3cuts each the second 2x3 require 4 cuts each. 3+3+3+4+4=17

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Why is it not 17? If you half each time. Ie. first cut creates 2x4 and 3x4. second and third creates 2 blocks of 2x2 and 2 blocks of 2x3. The first 2 2x2 require 3cuts each the second 2x3 require 4 cuts each. 3+3+3+4+4=17