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Brodie's Pentagon-to-Square Dissection
A regular pentagon is cut into three pieces that can be reassembled into a parallelogram. Next, the parallelogram is dissected into a square.
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Izidor Hafner
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Greg N. Frederickson
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This dissection was given by Robert Brodie (1891) and is an improvement on Busschop's pentagon-to-square dissection.
G. N. Frederickson,
Dissections: Plane & Fancy
, New York: Cambridge University Press, 2002 p. 120.
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Contributed by:
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