P is a point on the circumference of a circle radius r which rolls,
without slipping, inside a circle of radius 2r. What is the locus
The coke machine in college takes 50 pence pieces. It also takes a certain foreign coin of traditional design...
What happens to the perimeter of triangle ABC as the two smaller
circles change size and roll around inside the bigger circle?
A $3 \times8$ rectangle is cut into two pieces along the dotted line shown. The two pieces are then rearranged to form a right-angled triangle. What is the perimeter of the triangle formed?
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