# Dissection of Two Squares into Three Squares

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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 (April 2019)

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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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