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Packing Squares in a Square

by Iwan Praton (Franklin and Marshall College)

This article originally appeared in:
Mathematics Magazine
December, 2008

Subject classification(s): Geometry and Topology | Plane Geometry | Patterns
Applicable Course(s): 4.9 Geometry

A 1932 Erdos conjecture on packing squares into a square is shown to be equivalent to a more general conjecture.

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