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**RossT** Hi,

I am trying to optimise how many rectangles I can fit into a circle. The diameter of the circle is always 1100mm but the size of the rectangles varies, however, I would only ever want to pack one size rectangle into a circle at any one time.

I was wondering if there is an equation to work out the number of rectangles that can fit into the circle, when the dimensions of the rectangle (ie width and depth) and circle (diameter) are both known?

I have looked on the internet but I am yet to find a comprehensive answer.

I look forward to your thoughts.

Ross