Solve the Loculus of Archimedes

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Solve the Loculus of Archimedes by forming a square from the given pieces. To rotate a piece, click in its curved arrow and drag in a rotational motion about the shown point. To translate a piece, click on the arrowhead and drag. To reflect, click a vertex.

Contributed by: Enrique Zeleny (May 2012)
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA


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This puzzle was analyzed by Archimedes; there are 536 distinct solutions.

Ed Pegg Jr, The Loculus of Archimedes, Nov 17, 2003.



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