# Brodie's Pentagon-to-Square Dissection

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A regular pentagon is cut into three pieces that can be reassembled into a parallelogram. Next, the parallelogram is dissected into a square.

Contributed by: Izidor Hafner (March 2011)

Based on work by: Greg N. Frederickson

Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA

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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.

## Permanent Citation

"Brodie's Pentagon-to-Square Dissection"

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Published: March 7 2011