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Attaching n squares

  1. Mar 4, 2014 #1
    In the picture attached I have tried to list the different shapes you can get when you attach, 1, 2, 3, 4 squares, but, as you can imagine, when n gets bigger the number of combinations gets incredibly large. Is there are way to see how many possible configurations there is for n squares, and the different perimeters of these shapes?
    If not is it possible for equilateral triangles?
     

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  3. Mar 4, 2014 #2

    adjacent

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    Can't see the attachment
    EDIT:Now it's there.That is very similar to Isomers of hydrocarbons(Chemistry)
     
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  4. Mar 4, 2014 #3
    now :)
     
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