Loculus of Archimedes

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More than 2000 years ago, Archimedes invented a dissection game called the Loculus, making it the world's oldest puzzle. In 2003, Bill Cutler enumerated all solutions with the aid of a computer program. Without rotations and reflections, there are 536 distinct solutions.

Contributed by: Enrique Zeleny (March 2011)
Based on work by: Bill Cutler and Ed Pegg Jr
Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA




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