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 Sevenths Sliced Square (Posted on 2011-02-24)
Define a slice of a square to be a line segment with ends on

two different sides,
one corner and an opposing side, or
two opposite corners of the square.

Sequential slices may or may not cross previous ones, but a set of slices will subdivide the square into polygonal regions.

Find (or prove impossible) a way to slice a square into 7 pieces of equal area with n distinct slices for each n={3,4,5,6,7}

 See The Solution Submitted by Jer Rating: 3.0000 (1 votes)

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 Subject Author Date a thought broll 2011-02-26 04:07:14 re: n = 4 (spoiler) Brian Smith 2011-02-25 20:24:47 n = 3 (spoiler) Steve Herman 2011-02-25 13:58:52 n = 3 Steve Herman 2011-02-25 10:43:55 n = 4 (spoiler) Steve Herman 2011-02-25 10:34:41 n = 5 (spoiler) Steve Herman 2011-02-25 01:03:41 7 easy pieces (n = 6,7) Steve Herman 2011-02-25 00:52:54
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