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Squaring the Plane

by

Jim Henle
Smith College

November 6, 2006
7:00 pm
Bailey Hall 312

Refreshments will be served


Abstract:

We (my son and I) show that it's possible to tile the plane with squares using exactly one 1x1 square, one 2x2 square, one 3x3 square, and so on.   There are some generalizations and a lot of open problems. To see an interesting picture, go to http://maven.smith.edu/~jhenle/


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