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A Faulty Dissection

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Author:Interactive Mathematics Miscellany and Puzzles, Alexander Bogomolny
Description: A deceptive dissection implemented in Java. Two different rearrangements of the same four plane pieces result in rectangles of different area. A very entertaining introduction into the subject of Fibonacci numbers.

Levels: Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Graphics, Web Interactive/Java
Math Topics: Euclidean Plane Geometry

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