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Rectangle to Square (
Posted on 20130813
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A rectangle ABCD is to be cut into three pieces
(with two straight line cuts) and the pieces re
arranged into a square.
Define the endpoints of the cuts.
Note 1: AB/4 ≤ BC < AB.
Note 2: A straight line cut (as the name implies)
is a cut along a straight line that
divides a piece into two pieces.
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Let AB/4 = BC The following dissection is possible. Assume the \ is at 45 degrees connecting two +'s
+++++
  \ 
+++++
+++
  
++ +
 \ 
+++
Posted by
Jer
on 20130813 14:47:52
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