# Loyd's Dissection of a Clipped Rectangle to a Square

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This Demonstration shows Loyd's dissection of a clipped rectangle to a square.

Contributed by: Izidor Hafner (January 2013)

Open content licensed under CC BY-NC-SA

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Sam Loyd posed the problem of dissecting a clipped rectangle to a square using three pieces in Tits-Bits, 1897.

References

[1] G. N. Frederickson, *Dissections: Plane & Fancy*, New York: Cambridge University Press, 1997 p. 23.

[2] G. N. Frederickson, *Hinged Dissections: Swinging & Twisting*, New York: Cambridge University Press, 2002 p. 210.

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Published: January 11 2013