Cylinder Dissection

A cylinder can be dissected into unequal squares, with nine squares required at a minimum. Trivial squarings can be constructed by taking rectangle dissections and matching edges, but there are two nontrivial nine-square tilings (Stewart 1997).

See also

Möbius Strip Dissection, Perfect Square Dissection, Torus Dissection

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Stewart, I. "Squaring the Square." Sci. Amer. 277, 94-96, July 1997.

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Weisstein, Eric W. "Cylinder Dissection." From MathWorld--A Wolfram Web Resource.

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