Dave's Square Dissection Puzzles

(Portuguese version
translated by Josť Manuel Teixeira Correia)

Here are a bunch of puzzles related to squares. For each puzzle you see a rectangle cut into squares, but the squares don't have to be the same size. Consider this first one.

Puzzle 1


How can you assign sizes to the squares so they fit together to make a rectangle?


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David E. Joyce

Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Clark University
Worcester, MA 01610

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