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  • Writer's pictureSilvia Vangelova

How to fit a rectangle inside a closed curve?

Updated: Nov 12

It turns out there is an awesome solution from the field of Topology that involves covering the curve with a self-intersecting Möbius strip.

Want to see how this looks in 3D ?

Feel free to play around:

I was greatly inspired by 3Blue1Brown to create this model. Here is the video where he explains why this solution works:

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