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Missing Square
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Nov-18-04, 01:36 PM (EST)

"Extra Square"

 Ok...I need help...where did the missing square come from?https://www.indian.cl/puzzle/missingsquare.htm

alexb
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Nov-18-04, 01:37 PM (EST)

1. "RE: Extra Square"
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 >Ok...Ok, what?I need help...where did the missing square come >from?https://www.indian.cl/puzzle/missingsquare.htm You may want to seehttps://www.cut-the-knot.org/Curriculum/Fallacies/CurryParadox.shtmlLet us know if you got it.

rewboss
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Nov-19-04, 07:35 AM (EST)

2. "RE: Extra Square"
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 If you have sharp eyes, you can probably spot it. You can construct this puzzle for yourself by cutting the pieces from squared paper, but unless you cut the pieces very accurately indeed, you'll never find the answer.

BC
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Jun-14-06, 01:50 PM (EST)

3. "RE: Extra Square"
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 check the aspect ratio's of the squares dude

JJ
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Jul-06-06, 04:52 AM (EST)

4. "RE: Extra Square"
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 Other examples of this kind of "paradox" are presented in :https://www.les-mathematiques.net/pages/triangle_magique.php3and the well-known one :https://www.les-mathematiques.net/pages/bizar.php3with explanations :https://www.les-mathematiques.net/pages/bizar_sol.php3