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A circular plate rolls in contact with the sides of a rectangular tray. How much of its circumference comes into contact with the sides of the tray when it rolls around one circuit?

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Stage: 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

Although we have had some numerical answers sent in no one has explained their method.

Could you be the first to explain the calculation so that someone else can see how it's done and why it's right ?