Dudeney's Property of 2592/Historical Note

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Historical Note on Dudeney's Property of 2592

This result is generally attributed to Henry Ernest Dudeney, who stated it in his $1917$ book Amusements in Mathematics.

It continues to crop up occasionally in puzzle pages of journals.

The name Dudeney's Property of 2592 has hence been coined by $\mathsf{Pr} \infty \mathsf{fWiki}$, as a convenient shorthand for what would otherwise be tediously unwieldy.


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