# Folding a Rectangle into an Envelope

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You can construct an envelope by folding a paper rectangle. The face of the envelope has half the area of the rectangle.

Contributed by: Izidor Hafner (January 2016)

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Reference

[1] D. Wells, *The Penguin Book of Curious and Interesting Puzzles*, Penguin Books, New York, 1993 pp. 53, 238, and 304.

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Published: January 4 2016