Residual Rectangle

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Euclidean Algorithm - Description - Visualization
... Assume that we wish to cover an a-by-b rectangle with square tiles exactly, where a is the larger of the two numbers ... We first attempt to tile the rectangle using b-by-b square tiles however, this leaves an r0-by-b residual rectangle untiled, where r0 < b ... We then attempt to tile the residual rectangle with r0-by-r0 square tiles ...

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