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Hinged Dissection of Squares
This Demonstration gives Frederickson's hinged dissections of various sets of squares. The side lengths are proportional to the square roots of the areas.
Contributed by:
Izidor Hafner
Based on work by:
Greg N. Frederickson
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G. N. Frederickson,
Hinged Dissections: Swinging & Twisting
, New York: Cambridge University Press, 2002 pp. 65–69.
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Contributed by:
Izidor Hafner
Based on work by:
Greg N. Frederickson
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