Square Hole Dissections

Author : Gavin Theobald

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[3] Triangle
[5] Pentagon
[6] Hexagon
[7] Heptagon
[8] Octagon
[9] Enneagon
[10] Decagon
[12] Dodecagon
[5/2] Pentagram
[6/2] Hexagram
[8/2] Octagram
[8/3] Octagram
[10/4] Decagram
[12/2] Dodecagram
[12/5]  Dodecagram
[G] Greek Cross
[L] Latin Cross
3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
4 3 0 4 3 6 3 6 4 4


5/2 6/2 7/2 7/3 8/2 8/3 9/2 9/3 9/4 10/2 10/3 10/4 12/2 12/3 12/4 12/5
4 5 4 5 4 6 6 7


Triangle — Square (3 pieces)

The dissection is hingeable.


Square — Pentagon (4 pieces)

The dissection is slideable.


Square — Hexagon (3 pieces)

The dissection is translational and slideable.


Square — Heptagon (6 pieces)


Square — Octagon (3 pieces)


Square — Enneagon (6 pieces)


Square — Decagon (4 pieces)


Square — Dodecagon (4 pieces)

The dissection is slideable.


Square — Pentagram (5 pieces)


Square — Hexagram (4 pieces)

The dissection is translational and slideable.


Square — Octagram [8/2] (5 pieces)

This dissection was discovered by Greg Frederickson. This may well be the first hole dissection.


Square — Octagram [8/3] (4 pieces)


Square — Decagram [10/4] (6 pieces)


Square — Dodecagram [12/2] (6 pieces)


Square — Dodecagram [12/5] (7 pieces)


Square — Greek Cross (2 pieces)

The dissection is translational.


Square — Latin Cross (3 pieces)

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