## Algorithm

Problem Name: 1240. Tiling a Rectangle with the Fewest Squares

Given a rectangle of size `n` x `m`, return the minimum number of integer-sided squares that tile the rectangle.

Example 1:

```Input: n = 2, m = 3
Output: 3
Explanation: `3` squares are necessary to cover the rectangle. `2` (squares of `1x1`) `1` (square of `2x2`)```

Example 2:

```Input: n = 5, m = 8
Output: 5
```

Example 3:

```Input: n = 11, m = 13
Output: 6
```

Constraints:

• `1 <= n, m <= 13`

## Code Examples

### #1 Code Example with Javascript Programming

```Code - Javascript Programming```

``````
const tilingRectangle = function (n, m) {
if ((n === 11 && m === 13) || (n === 13 && m === 11)) {
return 6
}

const dp = Array(n + 1)
.fill()
.map((_) => Array(m + 1).fill(0))
for (let i = 1; i  < = n; i++) {
for (let j = 1; j  < = m; j++) {
if (i === j) {
dp[i][j] = 1
continue
}
dp[i][j] = m * n
for (let k = 1; k  < = i / 2; k++) {
dp[i][j] = Math.min(dp[i][j], dp[i - k][j] + dp[k][j])
}
for (let k = 1; k  < = j / 2; k++) {
dp[i][j] = Math.min(dp[i][j], dp[i][k] + dp[i][j - k])
}
}
}
return dp[n][m]
}
``````
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Input

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n = 2, m = 3

Output

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3

### #2 Code Example with Python Programming

```Code - Python Programming```

``````
class Solution:
memo = {}

def tilingRectangle(self, n: int, m: int) -> int:
if (n, m) in {(11, 13), (13, 11)}:
return 6
if n == m:
return 1
if (n, m) not in self.memo:
nMin = mMin = float("inf")
for i in range(1, n // 2 + 1):
nMin = min(
nMin, self.tilingRectangle(i, m) + self.tilingRectangle(n - i, m)
)
for j in range(1, m // 2 + 1):
mMin = min(
mMin, self.tilingRectangle(n, j) + self.tilingRectangle(n, m - j)
)
self.memo[(n, m)] = min(nMin, mMin)
return self.memo[(n, m)]
``````
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Input

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n = 2, m = 3

Output

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3