# Hinged Dissection of a Generalized Greek Cross to a Square

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To get a generalized Greek cross, take a square and cut off four small squares from the corners. This Demonstration shows a hinged dissection of a square to a generalized Greek cross , where is the ratio of the length of the side of the cross to the side of the resulting square.

Contributed by: Izidor Hafner (December 2013)

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Reference

[1] G. N. Frederickson, *Dissections: Plane & Fancy*, New York: Cambridge University Press, 1997 p. 125.

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Published: December 4 2013