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Author: Annie Fetter and Everyday Math Grade 3
Description: Geometry, difficulty level 3. Cut the given parallelogram along the dotted lines and rearrange the three resulting triangles to form what seems to be a square. What needs to be true of the original figure in order for the resulting figure to actually be a square?

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