Rectangles Reasonably Close to a Given Area

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In puzzles, architecture, real estate, and other applications, it is often useful to have a rectangle with a particular area and a reasonable aspect ratio. This Demonstration finds integer-sided rectangles close to a target area.

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As an option, reasonable cuboids for a given volume can also be found.

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Contributed by: Ed Pegg Jr (May 2016)
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA


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