Suggested Citation: Hamilton, G.,, & JRMF. (2020). Squaring the Square. In S. Bowen (Ed.), Math Circle Activity Database. American Institute of Mathematics.

Squaring the Square

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Each puzzle is a rectangle made up completely of smaller squares. These squares have numbers inside that represents the length of their sides. Just knowing a few of the squares side lengths, can you figure out all the size of all the squares in the puzzle?

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