Accession Number : ADA139270

Title :   On the Equidecomposability of a Regular Triangle and A Square of Equal Areas.

Descriptive Note : Technical summary rept.,

Corporate Author : WISCONSIN UNIV-MADISON MATHEMATICS RESEARCH CENTER

Personal Author(s) : Crowe,D W ; Schoenberg,I J

PDF Url : ADA139270

Report Date : Jan 1984

Pagination or Media Count : 9

Abstract : This paper deals with the subject of the first chapter of the second author's book Mathematical Time Exposures: The equidecomposability of a regular triangle and a square of equal areas. A new solution of the problem is given, which also shows that the solution of the problem as given in the third edition of Hogo Steinhaus 'Mathematical Snapshots', is not correct. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Polygons, *Triangles, *Decomposition, Plane geometry, Problem solving, Solutions(General)

Subject Categories : Theoretical Mathematics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE