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Dissection Puzzles

A puzzle in which one object is to be converted to another by making a finite number of cuts and reassembling it. The cuts are often, but not always, restricted to straight lines. Sometimes, a given puzzle is precut and is to be re-assembled into two or more given shapes.

See also Cundy and Rollett's Egg, Pythagorean Square Puzzle, T-Puzzle, Tangram

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