Dissection of Two Squares into Three Congruent Squares

This Demonstration shows a dissection of two squares into three congruent squares. This dissection is based on the formula , where is the golden ratio.

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For more on square dissections, see [1, pp. 65–69].
[1] G. N. Frederickson, Piano-Hinged Dissections: Time to Fold!, Wellesley, MA: A. K. Peters, 2006.
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