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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


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Nov-18-04, 01:37 PM (EST)
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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 see

https://www.cut-the-knot.org/Curriculum/Fallacies/CurryParadox.shtml

Let us know if you got it.


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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.


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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


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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.php3
and the well-known one :
https://www.les-mathematiques.net/pages/bizar.php3
with explanations :
https://www.les-mathematiques.net/pages/bizar_sol.php3


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