Divide a rectangular piece of paper in five pieces of equal area. You only have a pair of scissors at your disposal, but you are allowed to make straight folds to guide you.

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## Solution

Note that this solution can easily be generalised to a division in an arbitrary number of equal-area pieces.

## Poem

Origami

Fold a paper in squares

So you’ll make some new shape

To be a good origamifolder

You must fold in proper order

A crane of paper to offer

It can also be a tool for maths and geometry

Children can built their own world and theorie

Folding paper or leather

In flowers