Blanche's Dissection


The simplest dissection of a square into rectangles of the same areas but different shapes, composed of the seven pieces illustrated above. The square is 210 units on a side, and each rectangle has area 210^2/7=6300.

See also

Perfect Square Dissection, Rectangle

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Descartes, B. "Division of a Square into Rectangles." Eureka, No. 34, 31-35, 1971.Wells, D. The Penguin Dictionary of Curious and Interesting Geometry. London: Penguin, pp. 14-15, 1991.

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Blanche's Dissection

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Weisstein, Eric W. "Blanche's Dissection." From MathWorld--A Wolfram Web Resource.

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