Hinged Dissection of a Generalized Greek Cross to a Square

To get a generalized Greek cross, take a square and cut off four small squares from the corners. This Demonstration shows a hinged dissection of a square to a generalized Greek cross , where is the ratio of the length of the side of the cross to the side of the resulting square.


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[1] G. N. Frederickson, Dissections: Plane & Fancy, New York: Cambridge University Press, 1997 p. 125.
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