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Square Trissection


Best Answer k-man, 05 March 2013 - 02:53 AM

I found a solution that requires only 7 pieces, but it requires flipping of 2 of the pieces to the other side. Since the OP didn't prohibit that I'm posting my solution.

Spoiler for 7 pieces

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Posted 02 March 2013 - 11:57 PM

You are asked to dissect a square into three squares of the same size, using fewer than nine pieces.  Below is an example of a square trisection into three smaller identical squares using 9 pieces.

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Posted 05 March 2013 - 02:53 AM   Best Answer

I found a solution that requires only 7 pieces, but it requires flipping of 2 of the pieces to the other side. Since the OP didn't prohibit that I'm posting my solution.

Spoiler for 7 pieces


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