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?

Clues


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David E. Joyce

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

The address of this file is http://aleph0.clarku.edu/~djoyce/puzzles/square1.html