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Dissection of Two Squares into Three Squares
This Demonstration dissects two squares into three squares, two of which are congruent. 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
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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
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Dissection of Two Squares into Three Squares
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http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/DissectionOfTwoSquaresIntoThreeSquares/
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Published: April 23, 2019
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