Packing Squares with Side 1/n

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A finite volume of potatoes will fit in a finite sack. This seemingly simple statement leads to a family of very difficult questions, sometimes called potato sack problems.

Contributed by: Ed Pegg Jr (March 2011)
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M. M. Paulhus, "An Algorithm for Packing Squares," Journal of Combinatorial Theory, Series A, 82(2), 1998 pp. 147–157.



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