# Tiling with rectangles

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A tiling with rectangles is a tiling which uses rectangles as its parts. The domino tilings are tilings with rectangles of 1 × 2 side ratio. The tilings with straight polyominoes of shapes such as 1 × 3, 1 × 4 and tilings with polyominoes of shapes such as 2 × 3 fall also into this category.

## Congruent rectangles

Some tiling of rectangles include:

## Tilings with non-congruent rectangles

The smallest square that can be cut into (m × n) rectangles, such that all m and n are different integers, is the 11 × 11 square, and the tiling uses five rectangles. [1]

The smallest rectangle that can be cut into (m × n) rectangles, such that all m and n are different integers, is the 9 × 13 rectangle, and the tiling uses five rectangles. [1] [2]

## Notes

1. Madachy, Joseph S. (1998). "Solutions to Problems and Conjectures". Journal of Recreational Mathematics. 29 (1): 73. ISSN   0022-412X.

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