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April 26th, 2009, 09:22 PM   #1
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divide a rectangle into equal rectangles

Dear all,

i need to divide the area of a rectangle to equal rectangles based on parameter.

for example if i specify a parameter as 3 , i need 3 best fit rectangles based on the area of my rectangle, if i specify 10 i need 10 equal rectangles ..

any idea..

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What exactly does "best fit" mean?
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April 27th, 2009, 05:28 AM   #3
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divide the area of a rectangle to equal rectangles based on parameter.
What is the "parameter", and how does it relate to the rectangle, its area, and the equality of the sub-rectangles?

(It might help if you posted the exact text of and instructions for the original exercise.)

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April 27th, 2009, 06:33 AM   #4
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Re: divide a rectangle into equal rectangles

This is a "fill the container with boxes" problem. Not a simple solution in general?
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April 28th, 2009, 05:05 AM   #5
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Re: divide a rectangle into equal rectangles

my rectangle has a width of 1288 and height of 778
i need to divide this area into multiple rectangles based on my parameter,

for example
if give the parametere as 3 i need 3 equal rectangles within this area(1288x77
if if give the parametere as 6 i need 6 equal rectangles within this area(1288x77

hope the situation is clear now..


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April 28th, 2009, 06:42 AM   #6
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Re: divide a rectangle into equal rectangles

If you have a rectangle of side lengths and then you can fit into that rectangle exactly rectangles of side length and for any Is that what you wanted?
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April 28th, 2009, 07:24 AM   #7
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Re: divide a rectangle into equal rectangles

this will reduce the size of only one side right?

i am a programmer .. i want divide my screen(computer monitor) to multiple square or rectangles to show some video on each rectangle, if i m having 10 cameras i have to divide the screen to 10 squares or rectangles to show the video, i need to show 5 cameras on one row and the other 5 in second row..
if i have 16 cameras i want to show 4 cameras on each row... i m having only the length and widht of the screen(monitor) and i will specify how many cameras i have..

is it clear now ..?


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Re: divide a rectangle into equal rectangles

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if i m having 10 cameras i have to divide the screen to 10 squares or rectangles to show the video, i need to show 5 cameras on one row and the other 5 in second row..
if i have 16 cameras i want to show 4 cameras on each row... i m having only the length and widht of the screen(monitor) and i will specify how many cameras i have..

is it clear now ..?


thank you.
Then you need to specify BOTH the number of cameras as rectangles [or squares ...which are rectangles] AND the number of rows you require. You can have 16 rectangles in any number of shapes and sizes as a collage. You can have all 16 lined up in one row, or 8 in two rows, or 4 in four rows. You must decide on the parameters you need. The math is simple arithmetic.

Also, PLEASE, this is not a chat group. Try writing your requests in appropriate grammar [capitals, sentence structure, etc.] It was for clarity that grammar was invented.
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