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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.
Contributed by:
Izidor Hafner
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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.
RELATED LINKS
Twist-Hinged Dissection of Two Attached Squares into One Square
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Wolfram Demonstrations Project
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A Dissection Proof of Pythagoras's Theorem
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Wolfram Demonstrations Project
)
Dudeney's Proof of the Pythagorean Theorem
(
Wolfram Demonstrations Project
)
Two Hinged Dissections of a Gnomon to a Square
(
Wolfram Demonstrations Project
)
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Izidor Hafner
"
Dissection of Two Squares into Three Congruent Squares
"
http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/DissectionOfTwoSquaresIntoThreeCongruentSquares/
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Published: March 28, 2019
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