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What is the least number of square pieces into which a cardboard, 13ft long and 8ft wide can be cut?

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    If you have to cover the whole board, then you will get
    8x8 5x5 3x3 2x2 1x1 1x1

    It works out nicely because the dimensions are Fibonacci numbers:
    1,1,2,3,5,8,13,...

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