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Farmer Ted Goes Natural

The author investigates properties of "almost squares," rectangles with integer sides and area \(A\) such that the the perimeter is least among all rectangles with integer sides and area \(A\).

Old Node ID: 
1666
Author(s): 
Greg Martin (University of Toronto)
Publication Date: 
Sunday, November 11, 2007
Original Publication Source: 
Mathematics Magazine
Original Publication Date: 
October, 1999
Subject(s): 
Algebra and Number Theory
Number Theory
Integers
Topic(s): 
Differentiation: General Applications
Divisibility
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Rating Count: 
63.00
Rating Sum: 
218.00
Rating Average: 
3.46
Author (old format): 
Greg Martin
Applicable Course(s): 
3.0 Calculus
3.1 Mainstream Calculus I
4.3 Number Theory
Modify Date: 
Friday, August 24, 2012
Average: 3.5 (63 votes)

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