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Rectangle to Square (Posted on 2013-08-13) Difficulty: 2 of 5

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.

See The Solution Submitted by Bractals    
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re: Full solution | Comment 5 of 9 |
(In reply to Full solution by Jer)

very good Jer, in fact from what I can tell your solution should work even if the inequalities in Note 1 is not satisified.
  Posted by Daniel on 2013-08-15 17:10:36

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