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Dudeney's Step Dissection of a Rectangle to a Square
This Demonstration shows Dudeney's step dissection of an
rectangle to an (
square.
Contributed by:
Izidor Hafner
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References
[1] G. N. Frederickson,
Dissections: Plane & Fancy
, New York: Cambridge University Press, 1997 p. 61.
www.cs.purdue.edu/homes/gnf/book.html
.
[2] H. E. Dudeney,
536 Puzzles and Curious Problems
(M. Gardner, ed.), New York: Charles Scribner's and Sons, 1967.
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Two Dissections of a Mitre to a Square
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Dudeney's Cross-to-Isosceles-Right-Triangle Dissection
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Dudeney's Proof of the Pythagorean Theorem
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Izidor Hafner
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Dudeney's Step Dissection of a Rectangle to a Square
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Published: September 24, 2013
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