A circle touches the lines OA, OB and AB where OA and OB are perpendicular. Show that the diameter of the circle is equal to the perimeter of the triangle
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
Three circular medallions fit in a rectangular box. Can you find the radius of the largest one?
The diagram shows two semicircular arcs, PQRS and QOR . The diameters, PS and QR , of the two semicircles are parallel; PS is of length 4 and is a tangent to semicircular arc QOR .
What is the area of the shaded region?
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